GWENT Police have arrested three people from Caerphilly on suspicion of dealing Class-A drugs.

Two warrants were carried out early on Tuesday, October 12 in Caerphilly and Cardiff.

A 52-year-old woman and a 23-year-old man were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of heroin, being concerned in the supply of crack cocaine, conspiracy to supply crack cocaine and being concerned in the supply of a class C drug.

A 32-year-old man was also arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply crack cocaine.

All three suspects remain in police custody.

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Gwent Police say that a quantity of drugs, cash, high-value bikes, a moped and multiple phones were seized.

PC Rhys Jones led the operation and said:"Today’s activity is one of the ways in which we are tackling county lines and its associated criminality.

"We are committed to protecting those at risk from exploitation and making Gwent a hostile environment for those seeking to do harm.

"The public have an important role to play in providing information that can assist us in dismantling county lines drugs lines and safeguarding vulnerable individuals.

"I would urge anyone with any information about drug dealing in the community to report it to us, so we can take action.

"If you have concerns that someone you know is being exploited or you have concerns about drug dealing, then please call us on 101 or 999 in an emergency.

"Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111."


The warrants were carried out as part of Operation Adelaide which targets county lines drug dealing operations.

County lines is a method that drug dealers use to distribute drugs from one area to another.

Vulnerable people, often children, are used to transport the drugs.

For advice on how to spot the signs of exploitation, visit the Gwent Police website here.