TWO man and a boy suspected of attempting to sell hard drugs in the West Somerset area have appeared in court.

Fatlind Boshnjaku, 23, of Aylward Road, Lewisham; Ergys Aliaj, 20, of Grays Terrace, Taunton; and a 17-year-old boy from Chigwell appeared at Taunton Magistrates’ Court on Saturday (April 3).

They have been charged with conspiracy to supply Class A drugs.

Bosnjaku was remanded in custody pending an appearance at Taunton Crown Court on April 30.

Aliaj and the teenager were bailed to appear at the same court on the same date.

The charges relate to a suspected County Lines operation between London and West Somerset.

Three other men from London, aged 19, 25 and 35, along with a 37-year-old man from West Somerset also arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply Class A drugs have been released under investigation pending further enquiries.