Several arrests made in operation targeting County Lines drugs activity

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Police in Cheshire have been targeting those believed to be involved in so-called County Lines drugs activity.

It is a term used to describe criminal gangs who use dedicated mobile phone lines to supply drugs from cities into rural areas.

Five people have been arrested in Crewe, as part of the operation.

Officers executed a warrant at an address on Elizabeth Street this morning, where they seized cash and Class A drugs.

They also found the synthetic drug Spice at an address in West Street .

In Winsford, a 51-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply crack cocaine, after a raid on a property on Ford Court.

Officers also spent time at Macclesfield railway station yesterday (15 May), as part of the operation.

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