A twenty-year-old man has been charged with supplying heroin and crack cocaine.

The man, who was arrested in Chapel Street in Bicester yesterday (Thursday, January 19) by officers from the neighbourhood team has today been charged with possession with intent to supply heroin and crack cocaine, supply of heroin and crack cocaine and knife possession in a public place.

He will appear in court tomorrow (Saturday, January 21).

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A pair caught dealing hard drugs in Bicester last year were also jailed yesterday.

Markile Ellis-Brown, 21, was found with heroin and crack cocaine in the town on March 1.

His co-defendant Rhys Bowden, 20, who was last year jailed for similar offending, had a mobile phone used to arrange drug pick-ups and drop-offs.

First time offender Ellis-Brown received two years’ imprisonment when the young men’s cases came before Oxford Crown Court this week for sentence.


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This story was written by Matthew Norman, he joined the team in 2022 as a Facebook community reporter.

Matthew covers Bicester and focuses on finding stories from diverse communities.

Get in touch with him by emailing: Matthew.norman@newsquest.co.uk

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