2BR News

Contact the News Team:
Tel: 01254 350360

More raids in police operation

op hawk new

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.

op hawk new 2]

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.

Contact Us

If you would like to submit a query or provide more information on this story please get in touch below.

: : Name: Email: Phone number: Message: Images:
Please wait...
  • Up to 3 JPG or PNG images, 2MB max size
  • We will always endeavour to credit you when we publish your pictures.
  • By uploading you are agreeing to this non-exclusive reuse, royalty-free, across all 2BR platforms, which extends to our partner broadcasters.
  • You retain copyright to all images.
  • If you would like to send us a video, please upload to YouTube or similar and paste the video URL into the message above.

Share This Story

Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
Most read
Ethan Hunt Burnley

Fundraiser for Burnley teen after his legs are amputated

16 year old Ethan is still in an induced coma

Police Line

Drone may have captured a horrific moment a woman was raped

Patrols have been stepped up after the attack

Newer article

Extreme concern for missing pensioner

Local News: Help Lancashire Police find William

Older article
Top articles

Three charged after death of baby girl

Local News: Charged with manslaughter and neglect

Deaf man learns how to communicate in his 70s

Nepal: In the final episode of 2BR's special report from Nepal, we meet the older Deaf people who've only just learned to communicate.

Uganda Appeal: Re-visiting some of the people 2BR met

Local News: A month on, 2BR has a few updates for you

Castleford Tigers sack Zak Hardaker after failed drugs test

Sport: Castleford Tigers have sacked Zak Hardaker after a failed drugs test last year.

A-list stars donate millions to Florida shooting victims amid gun control protests

Showbiz: Several A-list celebrities have joined George and Amal Clooney in pledging $500,000 to the March For Our Lives movement.

Jeremy Corbyn accuses Government of being 'on road to nowhere' over Brexit

National News: Jeremy Corbyn accused the Government of being "on the road to nowhere" over Brexit as he added to indications Labour could be softening its stance on leaving the EU.

US evangelist Reverend Billy Graham dies aged 99

World News: US evangelist Reverend Billy Graham has died at his home in North Carolina at the age of 99, a spokesman has said.

Ritazza chair faces revolt as 'overboarding' anger grows

Business News: The chairman of the company behind the Upper Crust food concession operator is facing an investor revolt amid City concern about directors holding excessive numbers of boardroom roles.

World's most powerful tractor beam 'like a pair of robot hands'

Strange News: Researchers have for the first time used a tractor beam to move a levitating object around an obstacle course.

MORTGAGES: What to expect in 2018

Local News: How you can pay your mortgage off early

Near misses in drowning need to be talked about

Local News: They're the lucky ones - says Lancashire mum

LIVES IN LANCASHIRE: Tom Heaton

Local News: See how the keeper is saving more than just shots in Lancashire

HALF PRICE - Hollywood Star

Non-News: Get your half price voucher for Hollywood Star in Burnley now.

VIDEO Something Worth Fighting For

Local News: You've never seen a journalist do this...

Giant cyclist set to be around for the entire weekend

Local News: The giant artwork on Pendle Hill is in celebration of the Tour of Britain

This week's top entertainment videos!

Local News: The videos that had you talking

Losing sleep to care for a family member

Local News: Challenges facing the UK's 700,000 young carers

Most read

@2BR