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Police have arrested 46 suspected drug dealers as part of a major drive to reduce crime across our capital city.
It follows a six-month long undercover operation targeting suppliers of class-A drugs including heroin and cocaine in Cardiff.
Officers say they still have more arrests to make.
Cardiff Council and the local health board have been involved with Operation Foxtrot - which has lead to the arrest of dozens of suspected drug dealers in the capital.
The council says it hopes local people are reassured by "the work which is being done to tackle drug dealing in their neighbourhoods."
Cardiff & Vale University Health Board says the crackdown has disrupted the supply of drugs, which will "hopefully provide users with the catalyst they need to seek treatment".
South Wales Police has released the following examples of people arrested in Cardiff over the last three weeks, in an undercover operation aimed at tackling the supply of drugs in the city.
The drugs they are suspected of supplying include heroin, cocaine, amphetamine and cannabis.
- A 28-year-old man from Pentwyn arrested and charged with 7 counts of supplying heroin and cocaine in Roath. Remanded in custody
- A 27-year-old man from Grangetown arrested and charged with 14 offences relating the local supply of cocaine, heroin, cannabis and amphetamine. Remanded in custody
- A 17-year-old from Grangetown and his 49-year-old father arrested on suspicion of supplying cannabis and possession with intent to supply. They are on police bail pending enquiries
- A 23-year-old man from Splott arrested and charged with four offences of supplying heroin and one offering to supply cocaine in Butetown. Remanded in custody
Anyone with information on the supply of drugs is urged to call South Wales Police on 101, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
South Wales Police has released this video, which shows officers raiding houses in Cardiff, to arrest suspected drug dealers.
Detective Chief Inspector Tony Brown says Operation Foxtrot means "taking drugs off the street, putting the dealers in prison, cleaning areas where drugs deals have taken place, and providing support to drug users."
The operation was run by the police, Cardiff Council and Cardiff & Vale University Health Board, with support being offered for drug users.
46 suspected drug dealers have been arrested in connection with more than 200 drug offences in Cardiff.
In the last three weeks, 40 men, 4 women and 2 juveniles have been arrested.
Another woman has been arrested for the possession of CS spray.
A six-month undercover operation targeted people supplying class-A drugs, such as heroin and crack cocaine, in the Roath, Cathays, Riverside, Grangetown and city centre areas.
South Wales Police says the areas were chosen due to information and concern from members of the local community.