Three men charged with serious organised crime offences
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Three men involved in serious organised crime on Merseyside have been charged as a result of the national Operation Venetic.
Steven Nicholls, 40 years, of Ibbotson Lane, Aigburth, and Dean Deary, 39 years, of Pinehurst Avenue, Anfield, were arrested last year and a significant amount of cash and drugs were seized after warrants were executed at their addresses.
Nicholls is charged with conspiracy to commit arsons with intent, conspiracy to supply cocaine, heroin and transfer criminal property. Whilst Deary is charged with conspiracy to supply cocaine, heroin, ketamine and cannabis.
Both men remain in custody and will appear at Wirral Magistrates Court tomorrow (Thursday, 11 March).
In another case emanating from Operation Venetic a 32-year-old man from Crosby has been charged with drugs supply offences.
John Paul Digweed of Harlech Road, Crosby, was arrested earlier today and has been charged with four counts of conspiracy to supply Class A drugs, three counts of conspiracy to supply Class B drugs and converting criminal property. He has been remanded in custody and will appear at Wirral Magistrates Court tomorrow (Thursday, 10 March).