Two charged in connection with drugs offences – Hampshire

Officers from the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) have today (8/7) charged two men in connection with drugs supply offences. 

Ryan Playford, aged 47, of The Farthings, Warsash, Fareham, was charged with conspiracy to supply cocaine, conspiracy to supply cannabis, possessing/purchasing or acquiring prohibited weapons, selling or transferring unauthorised firearms or ammunition and fraud by false representation.  

Martyn McGhee, aged 53, of International Way, Weston, Southampton, was charged with conspiracy to supply cocaine.  

Both men were arrested yesterday (7/7) in Weymouth and Islington respectively, and were remanded in custody to appear at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court this afternoon. They were further remanded by the court to appear at Portsmouth Crown Court on 9 August.