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.
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.
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.
The North East Regional Fraud Team were recognised for their efforts and innovation at the Serious and Organised Crime Conference this year.
Between the 2/6/2014 – 15/12/14 a series of Courier Fraud offences occurred across the UK, including the North East of England, in which 43 victims were defrauded of over £100,000.
A man from east Durham is to appear before local magistrates charged with committing denial of service attacks against various websites, including that of Durham Constabulary.
A Yorkshire-based organised criminal, who tried to leave the UK hidden in a lorry to avoid being arrested for supplying class A drugs, has been sentenced to 8 years in prison.
COURIER FRAUD - SIX MEN CONVICTED OF CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT FRAUD ACROSS THE UK
A former finance director who took almost £8m from Duncan Bannatyne’s gym business has been ordered to pay almost £500,000 in compensation.
The North East Regional Special Operation Unit have been involved in a day of action to disrupt the sale of IP TV boxes which have been illegally modified to stream pirated channels which include movies and sports.
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