TWO men appeared before Newport Magistrates’ Court after being arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking.

Rhys Mcauley, 23, of Bideford Road, Newport, and Luke Jones, 24, of Newchurch Court, St Dials, Cwmbran, face a number of charges.

They are accused of being concerned in the supply of cocaine, heroin and crack cocaine as well as possession of cocaine with intent to supply.

The prosecution claims the alleged offences took place in Cwmbran between May 20, 2020 and October 13, 2021.

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Both Mcauley and Jones were remanded in custody.

They are due to appear before Newport Crown Court on November 11.