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Six-week police operation targets drug users in Cheshire

Six-week police operation targets drug users in Cheshire

Police in Cheshire are targeting recreational drug users as part of a six-week crackdown in the county.

“Operation Powdered” will run throughout the summer in a bid to tackle drug-related crime and child criminal exploitation.

July 30, 2022
Police step up presence in Stapeley amid reports of drug dealing

Police step up presence in Stapeley amid reports of drug dealing

Police in Nantwich say they are stepping up their presence on an estate in Stapeley amid reports of problems with drug dealing and use.

Some residents on the Pear Tree Field/Cronkinson development say dealing has been going on for weeks “openly” with young men in cars and on bikes.

May 11, 2021
Nantwich man in court on drug and firearm charges

Nantwich man in court on drug and firearm charges

A Nantwich man has been charged in connection with drug and firearm offences, police said today.

Alexander Hewson, 28, of Weaver Road, has been charged with conspiracy to supply class A and B drugs.

September 30, 2020
53 festive drink/drug drive arrests in Crewe and Nantwich

53 festive drink/drug drive arrests in Crewe and Nantwich

Fifty-three arrests were made in Crewe and Nantwich of suspected drink/drug driving during the Christmas period.

The figure was part of a total of 230 people arrested across the county by Cheshire Police in the month-long crackdown.

January 7, 2020
100 arrested for drink/drug driving in Cheshire in two weeks

100 arrested for drink/drug driving in Cheshire in two weeks

Cheshire Police has arrested 100 people for drink/drug driving in the first two weeks of its Christmas drink/drug drive crackdown.

The month-long operation, which began on December 1, sees officers out on the county’s roads targeting motorists who choose to get behind the wheel after having an alcoholic drink or taking drugs.

December 19, 2019
Police reassure residents as Nantwich shooting probe continues

Police reassure residents as Nantwich shooting probe continues

Police have moved to reassure residents living in fear after a shooting incident in Nantwich.

Town councillors said residents living in the Arnold Street area of the town have voiced concerns over the shooting on October 3.

November 11, 2019
Police arrest drivers suspected of drink and drug offences in Nantwich

Police arrest drivers suspected of drink and drug offences in Nantwich

A number of drivers have been arrested on suspicion of drink and drug driving offences in Nantwich in the last 24 hours.

Police say four arrests were made for drink driving in the town – including one who tested FOUR and a HALF times over the legal limit.

March 25, 2018
44 drink-drug driving arrests in Crewe and Nantwich in December

44 drink-drug driving arrests in Crewe and Nantwich in December

More than 40 drivers in Crewe and Nantwich area were arrested for drink or drug driving offences in December, latest figures show.

Among 234 drivers taken off the road in December, there were 25 in Crewe police division for drink driving, and another 19 for drug driving.

January 10, 2018
39 Crewe and Nantwich motorists caught drink and drug driving in crackdown

39 Crewe and Nantwich motorists caught drink and drug driving in crackdown

Thirty-nine motorists in Crewe and Nantwich are among more than 250 facing bans and large fines for drink and drug driving in a Cheshire-wide crackdown.

A Cheshire Police operation caught 16 in Crewe and Nantwich behind the wheel under the influence of alcohol, and another 23 under the influence of drugs.

July 13, 2017
More than 250 arrests as Operation Roadster hits drink and drug drivers

More than 250 arrests as Operation Roadster hits drink and drug drivers

More than 160 drive drive arrests and more than 90 drug drive arrests were made by Cheshire Police during its Operation Roadster crackdown.

The force’s summer campaign saw officers carry out 1,074 roadside breath tests, with 163 arrests made.

July 24, 2016
Tributes paid to young woman who died taking MDMA at South Cheshire nightclub

Tributes paid to young woman who died taking MDMA at South Cheshire nightclub

Tributes have been paid to a 22-year-old woman who died after taking the MDMA drug at a South Cheshire nightclub.

Stephanie Shevlin had been to the Box nightclub in Crewe when she became ill and was taken to Leighton Hospital.

June 6, 2016
Police call high drink and drug drive offender figures for Crewe and Nantwich “disappointing”

Police call high drink and drug drive offender figures for Crewe and Nantwich “disappointing”

An insurance comparison website lists Crewe and Nantwich area as having the highest number of drink and drug drive offenders in the UK.

The data refers to the number of people in the CW postcode area who have visited the company’s website for a comparison quote in the past 12 months.

November 20, 2015
Seven Nantwich drink drive arrests in Operation Roadster

Seven Nantwich drink drive arrests in Operation Roadster

Seven drink drive arrests were made in Nantwich as part of a Cheshire Police summer drink drive crackdown.

The number of arrests shows no decrease on the same period last year, despite other parts of Cheshire showing a reduction.

July 15, 2015