Detectives charge four people with drug offences in Crewe Date published: 26th February 2018 3.20pm

Detectives in Crewe have charged four people with drug offences following an investigation to target organised crime groups.

The three men and a 17-year-old boy have all been charged with being concerned in the supply of drugs.

John Hanley, 38, of West Street in Crewe, Ciaron Manley, 39, of Walker Street in Crewe and Christopher Lightfoot, 43 of Oxford Street, Crewe have been remanded and will appear at Chester Crown Court on 26 March.

The 17-year-old has been bailed and will appear at Chester Crown Court on 26 March.

A 42-year-old man has been released under investigation.

The charges relate to arrests made on Friday, 23 February after three raids took place in the West Street area of Crewe. A large quantity of Class A drugs were recovered from one of the addresses.

Following the execution of the warrants local police community support officers have carried out high-visibility patrols to offer reassurance to local residents.