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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
People in court after “County Lines” drug operation in South Cheshire

People in court after “County Lines” drug operation in South Cheshire

A number of people arrested in a police operation to target “County lines” drug dealing in South Cheshire, have been charged and appeared in court.

Seven people were initially arrested as part of a two-day operation targeting Crewe.

June 16, 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
Four people in court in Crewe over M6 £20 million drugs haul

Four people in court in Crewe over M6 £20 million drugs haul

Four people have appeared at Crewe Magistrates charged in connection with a £20 million drugs haul found in vehicle on the M6 in Cheshire.

Three men and one woman, all from Warrington area, have been remanded in custody to appear at Chester Crown Court on August 31.

August 5, 2018
£20 million of class A drugs seized in Cheshire

£20 million of class A drugs seized in Cheshire

A massive haul of Class A drugs worth around £20 million has been seized in Cheshire, police have revealed.

Officers stopped two vehicles between Junction 19 and 20 on the M6 northbound in Cheshire.

August 3, 2018
One charged and three arrested in drugs operation in Willaston, Nantwich

One charged and three arrested in drugs operation in Willaston, Nantwich

A man has been charged with drugs offences following a proactive drugs operation in Willaston, Nantwich, say Cheshire Police.

Lee Marr, 29, from Liverpool, was arrested at 2pm yesterday (July 31) after officers from Crewe Local Policing Unit stopped a taxi on Wistaston Road.

August 1, 2018
Nantwich police to tackle teenage drugs activity by River Weaver

Nantwich police to tackle teenage drugs activity by River Weaver

Police have vowed to tackle drugs activity in an area of Nantwich after finding a 15-year-old girl in possession of cannabis.

Residents reported seeing teenagers selling and using drugs around the sandbank area in front of the riverside properties near Mill Island.

July 13, 2018
Angry Nantwich town centre residents fight plans for Craft Ale Bar

Angry Nantwich town centre residents fight plans for Craft Ale Bar

Nantwich town centre residents are fighting plans for a Craft Ale Bar on Castle Street, claiming the area is already a magnet for drug users and trouble makers.

A licensing application to open premises next to The Studio has been submitted to Cheshire East Council by Peter Terry.

July 14, 2017
Cocaine gang from Wistaston and Crewe jailed for 65 years

Cocaine gang from Wistaston and Crewe jailed for 65 years

An organised crime gang from Crewe and Wistaston involved in the supply of cocaine has been jailed for almost 65 years.

The 13 men were members of a gang who had been flooding the streets of Crewe with the drug.

March 29, 2017