THREE people have denied being part of a drugs conspiracy in Droitwich.

Adrian Lynch, Philip Brown and Leanne Edwards all denied conspiracy to supply crack cocaine and heroin when they appeared before judge Robert Juckes QC at Worcester Crown Court yesterday.

The alleged conspiracy was said to have taken place between June 1 and June 13 this year.

Lynch and Brown appeared at court and Edwards over videolink from HMP Eastwood Park.

The case was prosecuted by Adam Western. Brown was represented by Martin Butterworth, Lynch by John Lucas and Edwards by Richard Hull.

The three suspects were arrested in the Teme Crescent area of Droitwich on June 12.

Lynch, aged 27, of Leonard Road, Lozells, Birmingham, Edwards, aged 42, of Teme Crescent and Brown, aged 38, of Handsworth, Birmingham, are next scheduled to appear at a pre-trial review hearing on October 18.

The trial is due to take place on November 20. A trial indictment is being prepared by the prosecution in the meantime.