Op Jigsaw: Six Arrests Following Early Morning Serious And Organised Crime Raids In Gwent

Op Jigsaw: Six Arrests Following Early Morning Serious And Organised Crime Raids In Gwent


Monday 17th Dec 2018


Officers have arrested six people following six early morning raids today, Tuesday 4th December in the Newport, Caerphilly and South Wales police areas.

Specialist officers from Gwent Police and Tarian, the Regional Organised Crime Unit, were involved in the operation targeting specific properties in the South Wales area.

High value items including large amounts of cash and counterfeit clothing have been seized – believed to be the proceeds of criminal activity and serious organised crime. What’s thought to be Class A drugs has also been seized and will be sent away for forensic examination and identification.

Six people have now been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply Class A drugs. They are all currently in police custody and investigations are now ongoing.

So what is Serious and Organised Crime? It can take many forms of criminal activity and can include: Top tier drugs supply of some our most dangerous Class A drugs, child sexual exploitation and human trafficking, violence and intimidation, cyber-crime and money laundering.

We need your help! You see the activity in your local streets on a  daily basis and if you see something that either seems out of place or in most cases, if something just does not add up, please report it. What may seems like a small detail to you, to us, it could be the final piece to a much bigger puzzle.

Tell us… You can call 999 in an emergency or 101 if it’s less urgent. Anything you tell us will be dealt with seriously. If you’d prefer to report something anonymously, contact Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111 or by visiting: https://crimestoppers-uk.org

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