Crime

Police make eleventh arrest in student-deaths drugs case

Police make eleventh arrest in student-deaths drugs case

POLICE have arrested an 11th person in connection with the suspected drug deaths of three Tyneside university students. The three – two 18-year-olds from Newcastle University and a 21-year-old Northumbria University student – died over the weekend, along with an 18-year-old male from Washington, with drugs suspected to have contributed […]

Northumbria Police hail success of Operation Sentinel after year of drug raids and gang convictions in the North East

A police operation targeting organized crime celebrates its first birthday today, after a blockbuster initial year that saw millions of pounds of drugs seized and a plethora of criminals convicted. Operation Sentinel, a joint venture between Northumbria Police, Durham Constabulary and North East Regional Special Operations Unit (NERSOU), aims to […]