Tyne & Wear

Charges after Newcastle and North Tyneside drug raids

Northumbria Police carried out the raids on nine addresses
Image caption Northumbria Police carried out the raids on Wednesday

Nine men arrested in Newcastle and North Tyneside during drugs raids on Wednesday have now been charged.

The men from across Walker, Longbenton, Byker and Forest Hall were arrested in connection with an investigation into cocaine and amphetamine dealing.

There are six charges of conspiracy to supply class A and B drugs, two of conspiracy to supply class B and one of conspiracy to supply class A drugs.

The 34-year-old woman arrested has been bailed pending further inquiries.

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