Sixteen people suspected of being involved in a city-wide drugs operation have been arrested in Derby.
Dozens of officers swooped on 12 addresses across the city in an operation which began at 7am today, with the first nine people arrested as warrants were executed at homes in Cambridge Street, Leacroft Road and Shaftesbury Crescent, in Normanton.
Seven more people were arrested during searches of homes in Reeves Road, Baseball Drive and Walbrook Road.
Of the 13 men and three women arrested during the joint operation between Derbyshire Police and the National Crime Agency, one has been bailed while investigations continue. The rest are still being questioned.
Officers seized suspected Class A and B drugs, possible stolen property and four dogs believe to be banned under the Dangerous Dogs Act.
More top news
Find out how to vote on Day 3 of The People’s Millions competition in the West Midlands.
Find out how to vote on Day 3 of The People’s Millions competition in the East Midlands.
The number of violent homophobic crimes have increased in the UK this year, according to new figures.