UK Seven people have been arrested after drugs raids in Rochdale last minute news
MetiNews.Com - A "large quantity of class A drugs" was discovered Greater Manchester Police said
Breaking News ! Drugs have been seized and seven people arrested after a number of raids in Rochdale. Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said they executed three warrants at addresses on Taylor Street, Middleton, Blanche Street, Rochdale, and White Lees Road, Littleborough today, Tuesday September 29. It followed the seizure of "a large quantity of class A drugs" in raids on Buxton Crescent, Ansdell Road, and Hilltop Drive in the borough last Friday, September 25. Four men - aged 22, 26, 35 and 42 - were arrested on suspicion of participating in the activities of an organised crime group under section 45 of the Serious Crime Act. Sign up to the free MEN email newsletter Get the latest updates from across Greater Manchester direct to your inbox with the free MEN newsletter You can sign up very simply by following the instructions here The men aged 22 and 42 were also held on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs with the 26-year-old man also being arrested on suspicion of conspiring to supply class A drugs. Two men - aged 29 and 31 - were arrested on suspicion of participating in the activities of an organised crime group and being concerned in the supply of class A drugs during last Friday's operation. Cash and other evidence was also uncovered and enquiries are ongoing GMP added.
. "This operation is integral to protecting the vulnerable in our community. "Those involved in the supply of class A drugs and intimidating the vulnerable will be thoroughly investigated and brought to account.
"This type of offending has a significant negative effect on communities and I want to reassure the people of Rochdale that we are committed to tackling organised crime and making our communities safer."Two people were arrested on Friday and are on bail and five further people were arrested today and are in custody but our investigation is ongoing and I would encourage anyone with information about the supply of drugs in Rochdale to contact us."Investigations of this nature rely partly on intelligence from members of the public living in our communities so I would like to use this opportunity to appeal to anyone who thinks they may know something which may help us rid the streets of drugs to get in touch." Anyone with information about potential drug supply is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.