North East Regional Special Operations Unit

New NERSOU head appointed

News / Tue 02nd, Jun

Detective Superintendent Alan Veitch of Northumbria police has recently been appointed as the new head of NERSOU following a return to force by Detective Superintendent Tim Walker.

Gang Member Pleads Guilty

News / Fri 15th, May

Stephen Vaughan appeared at Newcastle Crown Court on 15th May 2015 where he pleaded guilty to offences of Conspiracy to Supply Cocaine, Heroin, Cannabis and Conspiracy to Conceal Criminal Assets.

First 'North East Regional Cyber Crime Conference' a Success

News / Thu 30th, Apr

The police’s North East Special Operations Unit (NERSOU) and the North East Fraud Forum hosted the region's first cyber crime conference at Durham County Cricket Club.

Human trafficking suspects arrested

News / Tue 21st, Apr

Search warrants were executed at five properties in Canning Street, Hugh Gardens and Brighton Grove, in Benwell. Four people have been arrested arrested on suspicion of trafficking people into the UK for exploitation.

Greggs burglaries suspect arrested

News / Wed 08th, Apr

Op Zircon is the NERSOU response to a series of safe burglaries where Greggs the bakers business premises have been targeted throughout the north east region.

3 Charged with Conspiracy to Supply Class A and Class B drugs

News / Mon 16th, Mar

Brian FERGUSON, Christopher STUART and Nicholas John WILSON have all been charged with conspiracy to supply class A and class B drugs and money laundering.

Houghton Man Arrested on Suspicion of Computer Misuse

News / Fri 06th, Mar

Police have arrested a north east man as part of a national week long crackdown on cyber crime. On Thursday, March 5, officers from the North East Regional Special Operations Unit (NERSOU) arrested a 51-year-old man in Houghton.

Gang who travelled to Gateshead are behind bars after £140,000 cable theft plot

News / Fri 13th, Feb

A gang of burglars embroiled in a £140,000 cable theft plot are today starting more than 10 years behind bars.

Substantial amount of controlled drugs recovered

News / Tue 10th, Feb

4 persons have been arrested by Officers from the North East Regional Special Operations Unit

2 Males arrested for drugs offences

News / Fri 30th, Jan

Two males were arrested on Wednesday the 28th January in the final swoop of an investigation into the supply of drugs between the North East and North West of England

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