THREE men have been charged with conspiracy to supply cocaine after being arrested in York.

Richard Littlechild, 29, of Cromer Street, Dylan Bell, 19, of Burnholme Avenue, and Ben Ives, 18, of Wetherby Road, Tadcaster, appeared at York Magistrates’ Court today charged with conspiracy to supply Class A drugs. 

Ives also faces a charge of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs. 

The men were arrested in York during a police operation yesterday. 

Littlechild and Bell were remanded in custody and Ives was released on conditional bail.

They will appear at York Crown Court on August 15.