Ten arrests after drug dealers are targeted

Ten people have been arrested as part of an operation targeting drug dealing in south Cumbria.

Thursday, 22nd September 2016, 9:30 am
Updated Tuesday, 4th October 2016, 2:10 pm
Ten arrests were made as part of an operation targeting drug dealing in south Cumbria.

Police have also seized heroin, crack cocaine, a taser, and cash from properties as part of Operation Torpedo.

DI Helen Ellis said:“We are aware that people have been travelling from places like Liverpool and Manchester to south Cumbria to sell Class A drugs.

“We will continue to work hard to stop drugs coming into south Cumbria, and bring anyone found selling drugs to justice.

“Drug dealing affects everyone in a community, and can affect crime levels and make people feel unsafe.

Anyone who has any information about illegal drugs or suspicious activity should call Cumbria Police on 101.