Biggest drugs raid in Wiltshire Police's history

Drugs officers have carried out Wiltshire Police's biggest set of raids in the force's history.

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Five men wanted in connection with day of action

Police want to speak to these five men in connection with the biggest ever series of raids in Wiltshire. Fifty two people were arrested as part of the undercover operation into the supply of Class A drugs in the county. Police say these five men should not be approached.

Police say Darren Walcott from London should not be approached Credit: Wiltshire Police
Police say Leon Ryan from Swindon should not be approached Credit: Wiltshire Police
Police say Thane Orlando Pilgrim from Swindon should not be approached Credit: Wiltshire Police
Police say Callum Jonathan Michael Johnson should not be approached Credit: Wiltshire Police
Police say Shane Ian Sidney Harper from Swindon should not be approached Credit: Wiltshire Police

Five men wanted in connection with day of police action in Wiltshire

Wiltshire Police is appealing for the public’s help in locating 5 suspects wanted in connection with yesterday’s day of action.

Yesterday (Wednesday 29th January 2014) saw Wiltshire Police undertake the biggest single day of action in its history.

The day of action, supported by Operation Harness, saw more than 400 police officers and staff execute approximately 70 warrants at residential and business addresses in Swindon and London.

As a result of yesterday’s activity, 52 people were arrested.

Police want to speak to Darren Walcott from London Credit: Wiltshire Police
Police want to speak to Leon Ryan from Swindon Credit: Wiltshire Police
Police want to speak to Thane Orlando Pilgrim from Swindon Credit: Wiltshire Police
Police want to speak to Callum Jonathan Michael Johnson from Wroughton Credit: Wiltshire Police
Police want to speak to Shane Ian Sidney Harper from Swindon Credit: Wiltshire Police

These men should not be approached by members of the public, instead, anyone with information on their whereabouts should contact Wiltshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously.

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Hundreds of officers carry out drugs raid in Swindon

Drugs officers have carried out Wiltshire Police's biggest set of raids in the force's history.

They planned to execute warrants at 60 addressed in Swindon.

The operation follows a major crack down on Class A drugs in the town, with months of undercover work being done.

More than 400 officers were involved in the raids, with the main aim to try and seize heroine and crack cocaine.

The former air base was used as a temporary headquarters for the raids.

Officers gather at hangar RAF Lyneham for the drugs raid breifing Credit: ITV News
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