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PremierLeague-News.Com - The raids led to seven arrests from Tamworth, two from Walsall, one from Burntwood and another from Swadlincote
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Eleven suspects have been arrested after a £160,000 cash and drugs find following raids in Staffordshire, the Black Country and Derbyshire. Raids were conducted by Staffordshire Police officers, supported by the National Crime Agency staff at addresses in Tamworth, Walsall, Burntwood and Swadlincote on Thursday (June 23) concerning a drugs supply in Tamworth. Officers discovered £100,000 in cash as well as £60,000 worth of suspected Class A and B drugs which were seized. Six men and a woman from Tamworth were arrested, two men from Walsall, one from Burntwood and one from Swadlincote, with ages ranging from 24 to 58. Detective Inspector Tim Boulton, from the Staffordshire Police force’s Major and Organised Crime Unit, said: “The raids we carried out on Thursday are part of an extensive, on-going operation, set up to tackle drug supply in Tamworth. The combined value of cash and drugs officers recovered as part of this operation provides some insight into the scale of organised crime we've been able to disrupt. “I hope the results we have already seen serves as a warning to those involved in this type of crime. Information and intelligence from our communities is key and, if you report your concerns, then we will take action.” Read more: Con Air - Criminals who tried to escape justice by fleeing UK The arrests included: A 29-year-old man from Tamworth was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A and Class B drugs. A 31-year-old man from Tamworth was arrested on suspicion of supplying Class A drugs. A 24-year-old man from Burntwood and 28-year-old man from Walsall was arrested on suspicion of supplying Class B drugs.
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. A 31-year-old man from Tamworth was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class B drugs. Two men one 34 and another 35 from Tamworth were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of Class B drugs. Three men, a 35-year-old man from Walsall, a 35-year-old from Tamworth and a 40-year-old from Swadlincote were all arrested on suspicion of supplying Class B drugs. While one woman, a 58-year-old woman from Tamworth, was also arrested on suspicion of money laundering. They all remain in police custody. Read more: Tamworth man admits historic sex offences including child rapes Inspector Stuart Coleman, of Tamworth Neighbourhood Policing Team, added: “We are committed to tackling the organised supply of illegal drugs and protecting the most vulnerable people in our communities from harm. I would also like to take this opportunity to stress to the public that any information - no matter how big or small you may think it may be - really can prove invaluable. “Intelligence we receive can shape our operations, and we often rely on this information received from members of the community. I would encourage anyone with any information or concern to contact the police, whether in person, by telephone on 101 or online at: Report | Staffordshire Police You can also anonymously contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111." Sign up for TamworthLive newsletter here and get all the day's biggest stories to your inbox. READ NEXT: Ford Kuga, two BMWs and a Vespa stolen as police warn of spike in vehicle crime Teen girl attacked 'by group' and has glasses stolen
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