Arrests made as police raid Whittlesey house as part of investigation into cocaine supply

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Arrests were made in Whittlesey after a house was raided by police as part of an investigation into the supply of cocaine in Peterborough.

The house on Coronation Avenue was one of nine houses raided in Peterborough and Stanground and 10 people were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply Class A drugs today (August 17).

Eight men aged between 25 and 45 and two women aged 35 and 59 were arrested and are being held in custody in Huntingdon.

It is not clear how many people were arrested in Whittlesey.

The Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU) carried out the raids following seizures of 4.5kg of cocaine and more than 40kg of cutting agents.


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The unit is also investigating suspected money laundering offences.

Area Commander for Peterborough, Superintendent Mel Dales said: “Drugs are a key concern for communities across in Peterborough and today’s warrants should serve as reassurance as to how seriously we take the use and supply of illegal substances.

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“We will continue to work with partners including ERSOU to address local concerns and I would urge people to continue to report suspicious behaviour.”

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