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Birkenhead address searched as part of major Northwest police operation
3:48pm Thursday 27th September 2012 in News
Officers from the Northwest Regional Organised Crime Unit - Titan - have arrested 17 people on suspicion of drugs, firearms and money laundering offences today.
Officers from Titan helped by colleagues from Merseyside, Lancashire, Cheshire and Greater Manchester carried out 19 search warrants at addresses across the region, including Birkenhead.
Eleven men and six women have been taken to police stations for questioning by detectives.
Detective Superintendent Jason Hudson said: "This operation demonstrates the ongoing commitment and dedication of Titan in tackling serious and organised crime across the Northwest.
"We appeal to anyone with any information relating to serious and organised crime in their area to contact police so we can take rigorous action against them."
Anyone with any information should call their neighbourhood policing team on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.