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19 arrested in Cheshire Police crackdown on “county lines” criminals

19 arrested in Cheshire Police crackdown on “county lines” criminals

Nineteen people have been arrested by Cheshire Police during a week of action targeting “county lines” criminals in the county.

Officers arrested 14 men and five women on suspicion of drug offences and executed a number of warrants which resulted in heroin and cocaine being seized.

September 26, 2020
Four arrests as police break “county line” drugs op in Shavington

Four arrests as police break “county line” drugs op in Shavington

Four people have been arrested in raids across Shavington, Crewe and Alsager in a week-long police crackdown on drugs and organised crime.

Drugs warrants were carried out by officers from the Crewe Local Policing Unit (LPU), targeting those who are causing significant harm to Cheshire communities.

February 5, 2020
34 arrested in Cheshire in National Crime Agency ‘County Lines’ operation

34 arrested in Cheshire in National Crime Agency ‘County Lines’ operation

Thirty-four people were arrested and weapons, cash and illegal drugs seized during a county lines week of action in Cheshire.

The crackdown was part of a National Crime Agency initiative to disrupt and protect communities from serious and organised crime in Cheshire.

May 21, 2019
Councillors warn of “county lines” drug impact on Cheshire East communities

Councillors warn of “county lines” drug impact on Cheshire East communities

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Councillors have warned that “county lines” drug dealing is beginning to have a serious effect on communities across Cheshire East.

County lines is the practice of urban drug dealers using children to sell drugs in rural areas, villages and smaller towns.

January 29, 2019