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Eight people have been charged as part of a drugs operation by police in Cheshire.
The six men, one woman and one juvenile are all due to appear before Chester Magistrates' Court tomorrow morning.
They were all arrested today as part of a series of dawn raids targeting organised crime and illegal drugs.
They have been charged with drug offences including supplying Class A drugs and conspiracy to supply Class A drugs.
Following the execution of the warrants, local neighbourhood officers have been carrying out high-visibility patrols to offer reassurance to local residents.
A further 10 people have been arrested this morning as part of Operation ImpACT, a high-profile operation targeting organised crime and illegal drugs.
It brings the total number of arrests today to 32 - the 27 men and five women are currently helping police with their enquiries.
Warrants were executed at a number of properties in Blacon, Hoole and The Lache, as well as addresses in Merseyside and North Wales.
Twenty two people were arrested in Cheshire today during police raids targeting organised crime and illegal drugs
Around 250 officers were involved in Cheshire Police's Operation ImpACT - one of the largest ever undertaken by the force.
Raids were carried out at properties in Blacon, Hoole and The Lache.
The suspects were taken into custody for questioning.