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More raids in police operation

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5:48pm 21st April 2017

The Operation Hawk team have carried out two more warrants in Chorley today.

As a result of the two warrants today, four people have been arrested by officers.

Three men aged 30, 44 and 44 have been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.

A 46-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a Class A drug and possession of a Class B or C drug.

All are from Chorley and are currently in custody.

A golf ball sized package of what is suspected to be Class A drugs, cannabis bush, white powder suspected to be cocaine, several mobile phones and £150 cash have all been seized from the addresses.

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Chief Inspector Mike Adamson said,

“We are really happy with the results we have had over the last couple of days with the operation.

"We know it has had a disruptive impact on those involved in this sort of activity in Chorley and feedback from the local community has been really positive.”

Operation Hawk is an intelligence-led operation targeting Organised Crime Groups who are operating in the area.

Chief Inspector Mike Adamson continued;

“We hope that that local people feel reassured by what they have seen of the activity and will feel more comfortable in coming forward to pass on any information they may have that could help us to continue to tackle the problem.”

If you have any information about drug dealing in your area, please contact police on 101 or online https://doitonline.lancashire.police.uk or report anonymously via the Independent Charity, Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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