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.
More top news
Emma Jesson brings you Saturday's forecast for the Tyne Tees region
People have gathered in the city centre to call upon the labour parliamentary party to accept what they Corbyn's 'democratic mandate'.
Officers were informed that the body of a man in his 60s had been found in a property in North Tyneside on Friday night.