North East Regional Special Operations Unit

South Shields Men Jailed For Courier Fraud

News / Fri 09th, Jun

Appearing at Newcastle Crown Court on Friday 9th June 2017 Two South Tyneside men have been jailed for the courier frauds that saw them claim to be police to con elderly people out of cash.


News / Mon 22nd, May

Today (22/05/2017), Jamie Malloy, 27, of Swan Street, Monkwearmouth was sentenced to 6 years 4 months imprisonment after admitting conspiracy to supply class A drugs.

Paul DIXON admits cyber attacks

News / Wed 05th, Apr

Paul Dixon, 23, of the Avenue, Seaham, pleaded guilty at Newcastle Crown Court to five offences under the Computer Misuse Act 1990 on the day his trial was due to start today.

Revealed: The drug dealing gang who brought millions of pounds of cocaine to Sunderland

News / Wed 15th, Mar

Following a protracted covert investigation by officer’s from NERSOU a gang of drugs dealers who brought cocaine worth millions of pounds to Wearside have been jailed for a total of more than 54 years.

Stephen Lawrence suspect Neil Acourt jailed over £4m drug plot

News / Fri 24th, Feb

Through a joint operation between the NERSOU and the Metropolitan Police Service, a man who was previously a suspect in the Stephen Lawrence murder case has been jailed for more than six years over a £4m drugs plot.

Operation Chorus Sentence

News / Mon 30th, Jan

Three men have today been sentenced for fraud offences after targeting vulnerable people across the North East.

Operation Kilimanjaro

News / Tue 25th, Oct

On the 17th March 2016 officers from NERSOU, City of London Police and Trading standards supported by the Federation against Copyright Theft (FACT) took part in a day of action.

Eight arrested and 'substantial' drugs and cash found in large-scale drug bust

News / Thu 13th, Oct

Eight people have been arrested in Teesside as part of a large-scale UK-wide drug bust. The arrests were part on an operation targeting the supply of Class A drugs into the Cleveland and Northumbria Force areas from areas including Liverpool.

£1m Funding boost to fight organised crime in the North East

News / Tue 20th, Sep

A new crime-fighting facility is to be created for the North East Regional Crime Unit with the help of one million pounds in government funding, bringing together several law enforcement agencies under one roof.

Operation VALIANT

News / Tue 02nd, Aug

Seven men have today been sentenced to nearly 40 years for drug offences after being uncovered by a specialist team of officers from across the region.

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