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.
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