Tyne & Wear

Drugs and stolen property seized in Northumberland

Drugs and stolen property were recovered in a month-long operation in Northumberland which led to 35 arrests, police said.

Northumbria Police ran Operation Cranson to target burglars and the illegal use and production of drugs.

It said 56 arrest warrants were used at addresses around Bedlington, Ashington, Blyth, Amble, Alnwick and Berwick.

Drugs including amphetamine and heroin were seized along with suspected stolen laptops and electronic equipment.

Houses, sheds and garages were searched during the operation.

Police said some of those arrested had been charged, given police cautions, remanded in custody or remained on bail pending further enquiries.

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