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£500k of drugs seized during Staffordshire Police 50-50 operation

A 50 day operation targeting criminals across Staffordshire has been hailed a success.

During the operation, officers have been targeting known criminals that intelligence has shown to be committing unlawful acts.

Dozens of people have been arrested and quantities of heroin, cannabis and crack cocaine has been seized.

Two cannabis farms have been shut down, aimed at disrupting the local drugs supply.

Officers also teamed up with the Environment Agency to raid business and residential addresses as part of an investigation into illegal waste dumping in the county.

Police bosses say the 50 day campaign has seen drugs taken off the streets and put offenders in front of the courts, and they will continue to target those breaking the law and disrupting communities. 

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