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Six Local Men Detained After Wrexham Drugs Raids

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Wednesday, Sep 18th, 2013.

Seven people have been arrested in connection of conspiracy to supply class A controlled drugs following a police operation this morning.

A number of search warrants were executed in the Cefn Mawr and other areas of Wrexham and in Liverpool. A substantial quantity of cocaine and cash has been recovered. In addition, 20 vehicles were seized from the proceeds of crime.

Six local men and one man from Liverpool are currently detained pending questioning by officers. A police presence will remain at the locations, while a ‘comprehensive and methodical search’ is undertaken.

In particular one house in the Pentre Gwyn area was raided this morning by police.

One onlooker who wishes to remain anonymous got in touch with us to say that at 9:20am this morning they saw a motorbike and and minibus taxi being taken away from the house.

It is locally rumoured that half a kilo of cocaine was found, however we have not had confirmation that this is the case.

Detective Inspector Dave Spencer, said: “This was an intelligence led operation and was conducted as part of our on-going effort to tackle drugs supply and organised crime to make North Wales safer.”
He added: “We urge anyone with information regarding the activity in Cefn Mawr area, or anyone involved with any illegal drugs use to contact North Wales Police on 101 or alternatively via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

There is no further information at this time.

(Pic: we were sent this picture of a minibus being taken away locally. We are yet to confirm if this is related to the vehicle seizures)

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