Duo from Sheffield among 12 charged as part of police probe into drugs ring

Two people from Sheffield are among 12 charged as part of a police probe into a drugs ring.

Tuesday, 14th September 2021, 7:31 am

Laurentiu Manolescu, 25 and 19-year-old Andrea Labunt of South View Road, Nether Edge, were arrested following a series of raids on houses across Derbyshire, London, South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and Staffordshire.

The pair are among 12 who have now been charged with offences relating to the production and supply of class A and B drugs.

Another 12 have been released on bail while enquiries continue.

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Twelve, including two from Sheffield, have now been charged with offences relating to the production and supply of class A and B drugs and appeared at court.

The raids formed part of an operation by Derbyshire Constabulary’s Specialist Crime Unit, which is investigating an alleged drugs ring.

As part of the operation, officers have seized cocaine, dismantled three cannabis grows and seized a large amount of cash.

The police urging the public to play their part to help officers identify properties being used to cultivate drugs.

Anyone with information should call Derbyshire Constabulary on 101.