Nine people have been arrested this morning as part of an early morning drugs bust.
More than 100 officers mounted dawn raids over three separate days in Birmingham. Police have said a total of 36 people were arrested on suspicion of drug dealing.
Quantities of class A and B drugs were seized during searches together with a substantial amount of cash.
The operation is called ‘Birmingham No Deal’ and required two years of planning. To ensure a successful operation police launched a huge intelligence gathering exercise together with a variety of tactics to target a number of people.
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