THREE people have been charged by police following a raid at a property in Widnes.

The trio were arrested on Wednesday, July 27, following a warrant being executed at an address on Allerton Road.

Benjamin Williams, Mark Morley and Georgina Grant were taken into custody and subsequently charged.

The charges relate to alleged county lines drug dealing, with money seized following the Allerton Road warrant.

Williams, aged 23 and of no fixed address, and Grant, 59 and of Frederick Street in Widnes, were both charged with conspiracy to supply crack cocaine.

Meanwhile Morley, aged 57 and of Allerton Road, was charged with conspiracy to supply crack cocaine and possession of cannabis.

The trio were remanded in custody and appeared at Chester Magistrates’ Court on Friday, July 29.