Police have been carrying out raids on homes as part of a crackdown on offences such as theft, shoplifting and handling stolen goods.
Two houses were raided today in Ashington in a search for stolen property.
More than 100 people have been arrested so far in Operation Soundwave.
Watch the full report from Derek Proud below.
Northumbria Police have been speaking to ITV News about the launch of Operation Soundwave.
They say it targets people involved in so-called volume crime, often carried out by opportunist thieves.
Police have raided homes in Ashington as part of a crackdown on offences such as theft, burglary, shoplifting and handling stolen goods.
Two properties were raided today in a search for suspected stolen property.
No immediate arrests were made, but so far, 15 people have been arrested as part of Operation Soundwave.