Work continues to dismantle drug ring
One of Peterborough’s t op cops has vowed t o continue to crackdown on drugrelated crimefollowing a l arge scale operation involving more than 100 officers.
Speaking after the series of arrests on Wednesday, Area Commander for Peterborough, Superintendent Mel Dales said: “Today, officers from the Eastern Region Special Op e r at io n s Un i t h ave carried out a number of warrants across the city and surrounding areas as part of work to disrupt and dismantle drugs networks.
“10 people have been arrested in connection with the supply of cocaine and are currently in custody at Huntingdon Police Station.
“I hope this sends a clear message that the supply and production of drugs will not be tolerated in our county – we will do all that we can to put a stop to these illgotten gains and protect our communities.”
She added: “Drugs a re a key c o ncern fo r communities across i n Peterborough and today’s warrants s hould s erve as reassurance as to how seriously we take the use and supply of illegal substances.”
“Wewillcontinuetowork with partners i ncluding ERSOU to address l ocal c o ncerns a nd I would urge people to continue to report suspicious behaviour.”
Police force entry at one of the addresses in Peterborough