RESIDENTS from Northfield, Rubery, Rednal and Frankley were among ten people arrested as part of a blitz on a Birmingham and Liverpool drugs-ring.
A number of raids took place on Wednesday (May 27) as part of an ongoing joint operation between the West Midlands Police and HM Prison Service to target the supply of cocaine between organised crime groups in Merseyside and Birmingham.
Among the latest arrested was James Seabury, 34, of Bunbury Road in Northfield, Janice McCall, 34, from New Road in Rubery, Terri Flynn, 24, of Quarry House Close in Frankley and Patrick Stenson, 24, of Leyfield Road in Liverpool.
All have been charged with conspiracy to supply class A drugs and appeared before Birmingham Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Thursday).
This follows the arrests of eight people, from across south Birmingham last Wednesday (May 20).
Seven people were charged with conspiracy to supply class A drugs and are due to appear before Birmingham Magistrates’ Court on Thursday (June 4).
This included Emma Foster, 30, of Chapelfield Road in Rednal, Steven Foster, 27, of Silthouse Grove in Rubery, Reece Doulay, 24, and Shereece Doulay, 22, both of Silthouse Grove in Rubery.
Sharon McKeown, 47, of Silthouse Grove in Rednal and Jamie Stockwell, 25, of New Road in Rubery were among the group.
A 31-year-old man was also arrested the same day was bailed pending further enquiries.
Officers carrying out the swoops also recovered large amounts of cash, cannabis and various weapons from the addresses.
Anyone with any information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.