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Police target known drug dealers in raid
1:59pm Thursday 8th August 2013 in News
POLICE raided five houses in Warrington as part of a drugs crackdown in the area today.
Forty five police officers and two police dogs descended on five addresses in the south of Warrington.
Three houses on Ash Lane in Appleton were targeted at 11am followed by two houses in Coleport Close in Latchford and Dale Lane in Appleton.
The raids were part of Operation Kirksville following an investigation into the supply of class B drugs, namely cannabis, to youngsters.
It has been alleged that a group of men, aged 17 and 22, have been targeting 'vulnerable' youths to buy the cannabis.
More to follow.