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Two arrested in drugs raid at Nantwich house

Two arrested in drugs raid at Nantwich house

Police say two people have been arrested after a drugs raid on a house in Nantwich.

Officers issued a drugs warrant at the property in the Edleston area at about 3.30pm today (March 27).

March 27, 2021
Teenager found guilty of hammer attack which blinded Nantwich man

Teenager found guilty of hammer attack which blinded Nantwich man

A teenager has been convicted of attempted murder after a man was left blind following a hammer attack in Nantwich.

The 17-year-old – who cannot be named for legal reasons – was today (March 18) found guilty of the vicious assault following a three-week trial at Chester Crown Court.

March 18, 2021
Nantwich woman among arrests made in County Lines drug crackdown

Nantwich woman among arrests made in County Lines drug crackdown

A Nantwich woman was among several people arrested by Cheshire Police during a week of action to tackle county lines drug dealing.

The 35-year-old woman was arrested by officers after a quantity of heroin was seized at an address in Alton Street in Crewe.

February 16, 2021
Cheshire children face “greater risk” from drug gangs in pandemic, say police

Cheshire children face “greater risk” from drug gangs in pandemic, say police

Children in South Cheshire could be at greater risk of exploitation by county lines drug gangs during the coronavirus pandemic, say police.

Officers in Cheshire are working alongside partners to raise awareness of child criminal exploitation – and how to spot the signs.

February 10, 2021
Police net knives and drugs in month-long operation across Crewe

Police net knives and drugs in month-long operation across Crewe

Police have recovered a haul of knives and drugs in a month-long crackdown tackle knife crime in Crewe.

Officers from the “Problem Solving Team” carried out weapons sweeps and drugs warrants and targeted addresses in the town.

October 8, 2020
Police arrest three in organised drug crime probe in Crewe and Nantwich

Police arrest three in organised drug crime probe in Crewe and Nantwich

Detectives investigating serious drug crime in Crewe and Nantwich say they have arrested three men.

Officers carried out raids on homes in the Stockport area before making the arrests.

October 2, 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
Elderly woman “exploited” as Wistaston drugs den uncovered

Elderly woman “exploited” as Wistaston drugs den uncovered

Police believe an elderly woman in Wistaston was being exploited by drug users to host a drugs den at her home.

Officers said they uncovered the drug den in Wistaston this week after responding to reports of suspicious activity in the area.

January 18, 2020
Cheshire Police drink drive campaign “pleads” with motorists

Cheshire Police drink drive campaign “pleads” with motorists

A police officer is pleading with road users in Nantwich not get behind the wheel after having an alcoholic drink or taking drugs this Christmas.

A hard-hitting month-long campaign by Cheshire Constabulary and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service aims to educate and target drink/drug drivers.

December 11, 2019
South Cheshire couple jailed for Class A drug dealing

South Cheshire couple jailed for Class A drug dealing

A South Cheshire couple have both been jailed for three years after they admitted dealing class A drugs in Crewe.

Stephen Brian Jones, 36, and Donna Peacock, 31, of Fanshawe Walk, Crewe, (pictured) both pleaded guilty at Chester Crown Court to two counts of possession with intent to supply class A drugs (cocaine and heroin) and one count of possessing criminal property.

July 2, 2019
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
227 Cheshire drivers arrested for drink or drug driving in festive crackdown

227 Cheshire drivers arrested for drink or drug driving in festive crackdown

Cheshire Police arrested 227 county drivers during its festive crackdown on drink or drug driving.

Among those were 25 people in Crewe and Nantwich area arrested for driving under influence of drugs – the highest of any area of the county, and a rise on previous years.

January 16, 2019
Man found with £900 drugs in underpants in Willaston is jailed

Man found with £900 drugs in underpants in Willaston is jailed

A man found in a taxi in Willaston near Nantwich with £900 worth of Class A drugs in his underpants, has been jailed.

Lee Marr, 29, from Liverpool, appeared at Chester Crown Court where he was jailed for more than five years after pleading guilty to possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.

September 3, 2018