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.
The strike phase this morning is the culmination of many months of work focusing on a number of individuals suspected of being involved in illegal drugs.
"Over that period intelligence and evidence has been gathered and this has culminated today in these high-profile raids.
"Operation ImpACT reinforces the commitment that the police and partner agencies have in targeting those people that undermine our communities and bring misery to residents through their involvement in organised crime and illegal drugs."