More than 60 arrests were made across the south west and drugs worth more than £150,000 were seized in a week-long series of police raids it can now be revealed.

Huge quantities of crack cocaine, cannabis and heroin; weapons including a number of firearms, a Samurai sword, machete and knives, were also recovered in the latest phase of Operation Scorpion an initiative involving the South West’s five police forces. 

Figures just released show that across the region there were:

·  64 arrests

·  £152,173 worth of drugs seized

·  £198,088 cash seized

·  29 weapons were seized

·  28 vulnerable people safeguarded

·  As well as a quantity of clothing, motorbikes and high value cars were also seizedFor the full article please see the Dorset Police website here.