Suspected drug gang members charged
Police have charged six people who are believed to be part of a drug trafficking gang suppling cocaine to the North East.
Officers made several arrests during raids on properties in Redcar & Cleveland, Durham and Liverpool on Wednesday.
Six people have now been charged with conspiracy to supply class A drugs.
They're expected to appear at Teesside Magistrates' Court this morning.
Police have arrested seven suspected members of an organised crime gang that was believed to be supplying cocaine in the North East.
Cleveland Police, along with officers in Durham and Merseyside, raided several properties in Redcar & Cleveland, County Durham, and Liverpool this morning
Two men, aged 30 and 66, have been arrested in the Grangetown area of Redcar & Cleveland. One was detained in Seaham, County Durham, and a further four people were arrested in Liverpool.
All were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply class A drugs.