Over 30 suspects rounded up in Cheshire Constabulary’s day of action for Operation Hunted
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Cheshire Constabulary’s wanted day of action was a great success with suspects being locked up for a range of offences.
On Wednesday 18 October, 70 officers and staff from local policing units, the Special Constabulary and specialist departments from across the force concentrated their efforts and combined their expertise to track down people suspected of committing crimes in the county.
Officers compiled a list of people they wanted to speak to and had information to deal with them swiftly. They then had the assistance of specialist units such as the Economic Crime Unit, Roads Policing, and the Serious Organised Crime Unit.
Across the county shoplifters, burglars and domestic violence perpetrators were arrested alongside those suspected of firearms offences, criminal damage, assault, aggravated burglary, and stalking.
34 people were arrested, two vehicles were seized and a cannabis farm worth £14,000 was uncovered in Widnes.
Superintendent Andrew Blizard, who led on the operation, said: “We went out there armed with information that would help us track down suspects and where possible put them before the courts.
“This is something our officers and staff do every day, but we wanted to highlight that when we identify those who are a priority for us to find, we have the use of specialist departments to help us in our search.
“Teams across the county worked together and successfully located those who are denying victims the justice they deserve. We will continue to work together to prevent crime, locate suspects and keep you safe.”
If you have any information regarding someone you know is wanted by police please call Cheshire Constabulary on 101. Information can also be left anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555111.