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Operation Jewels: Another man arrested

Another man has been arrested following the largest policing operation in Gwent, known as Operation Jewels.

During the search of 14 addresses, a quantity of cash, Class A drugs and paraphernalia were seized Credit: Gwent Police

More than 250 officers conducted a series of early morning warrants across Newport to tackle illegal drug supply.

During the search of 14 addresses, a quantity of cash, Class A drugs and paraphernalia were seized.

In total, 32 people were arrested as part of the operation, 17 of those have been sentenced for numerous Class A drug offences.

Yesterday, a 36 year old man was also arrested and charged with three counts of supplying class A drugs. He has been remanded to Newport Magistrates Court.

Watch: Police force door with chainsaw in major drugs raid

Matthew Cassidy death: 19-year-old woman arrested

North Wales Police say they have arrested a 19-year-old woman on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder.

Matthew Cassidy died from a stab wound in Connah's Quay on 29th May.

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