Seven men charged with drug offences in Ellesmere Port Date published: 7th December 2017 9.03am

Seven men have been charged with drug offences following an operation by officers in Ellesmere Port.

The nine men and one woman are all facing charges relating to the supply of Class A drugs. All seven have been remanded in custody and are due to appear at West Cheshire Magistrates Court this morning (Thursday, 7 December).

The charges relates to arrests made on Wednesday, 6 December as part of a series of dawn raids targeting organised crime and illegal drugs in Merseyside and Ellesmere Port.

The operation involved more than 60 officers with warrants carried out at addresses in Ellesmere Port, Liverpool with an address in St Helen’s and one in Norwich.

Following the execution of the warrants local neighbourhood officers from Ellesmere Port carried out high-visibility patrols to offer reassurance to local residents