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19 Arrests made in latest Drugs Warrants

DRUG warrants have been executed across Wales as part of an operation by the Serious and Organised Crime Unit targeting those involved in large scale county lines drug supply.

Between May 10 and May 12, officers from the Serious and Organised Crime Unit executed 9 warrants across North Wales, Halewood, Widnes, and Haverfordwest targeting those suspected of taking an active role in a large scale and wide ranging Class A (Cocaine, MDMA) and Class B (Amphetamine, Ketamine and Cannabis) Organised Crime Group, believed to be responsible for trafficking illicit drugs sourced from Merseyside and the Midlands the length and breadth of North Wales and neighbouring regions.

During the operation, officers seized several mobile devices, suspected Class A and B drugs, Cash and drugs supply paraphernalia.

In total 19 people were arrested:10 have been charged with conspiracy to supply Class A and B drugs, whilst the remaining 9 are on police bail pending the conclusion of our investigation.

Detective Inspector Richard Sidney said: “I would like to thank colleagues in Merseyside, Cheshire and Dyfed Powys who we continue to work closely with. We are determined that our response to County Lines will remain without borders.”