Arrests In Doncaster Drug Crackdown

29 May 2012, 18:52 | Updated: 30 March 2016, 13:50

Today saw the second phase of an operation to take drugs off the streets of Doncaster and identify those responsible for dealing and supplying class A drugs.

Twenty two people have now been arrested for supplying and conspiracy to supply class A drugs across the borough. 

Over £15,000 cash, half a kilo of crack cocaine and half a kilo of heroin, with a combined street value of approximately £40,000, has been seized as part of the ongoing investigation which involved a variety of covert tactics.

The Metropolitan Police were also involved leading to the arrest of two men living in London, aswell as three men, involved in organised crime in London, who were arrested in Doncaster when they travelled to the town to deal class A drugs. 

Temporary Detective Chief Inspector Steve Whittaker said: "We are sending a strong message to anyone involved with drugs and criminality in Doncaster, that people will be caught and this type of behaviour is not acceptable and will not be tolerated."