THREE men have been remanded in custody after appearing in court charged with a variety of drug and weapon offences.

Steven Brown, aged 43, of The Green, Wotton-under-Edge, is charged with two counts of being concerned in the supply of cocaine.

Kevin Cave, aged 39, of Charfield Road, Tortworth, South Gloucestershire, is charged with possession with intent to supply cocaine, possessing an offensive weapon (a knuckle duster) and possession of criminal property.

Nathan Parkill, aged 45, of Bradley Green, Wotton-under-Edge, is charged with possession of cocaine and cannabis, possessing an offensive weapon (an extendable baton) and possession of criminal property. 

They were all arrested on Thursday, March 21 and appeared at Bristol Magistrates' Court the following day.

None of them entered a plea and they have all been remanded in custody pending a hearing at Bristol Crown Court on Friday, April 26.