Operations

All the photos below represent people who have been arrested and imprisoned by ERSOU. To read more about the operations simply click on the operation name to read more about how they were caught.

  • (Numerous operations are currently awaiting court processes so more detail cannot be published at this time).

1000 years!

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Organised criminals locked up for 1,000 years

Cyber Investigation

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Cyber criminal who spied on victims through webcams

Arrest of Kim Lue

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Drug Dealer

Child Sexual Exploitation

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Operation Vivarium

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National operation to crack down on cyber criminals

Asset Seizure - Operation AMASS

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Joint ERSOU, force and NCA operation

RECU Operation - against Lyndon Hudson

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A businessman has been ordered to pay back more than half a million pounds after an investigation by the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU).

ERSOU investigation against phone scammers

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Phone scam gang sentenced to more than 10 years in prison

International Operations

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ERSOU currently has a number of operations within mainland Europe

ACE Team enforcement - Frederick Gray

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ACE team enforcement

ACE Team enforcement - Phing Woon Pun

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Man jailed after failing to pay back cash

OPERATION AMASS (further offences)

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Ram raid gang found guilty

OPERATION ALLOW (others)

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Phone scammers stealing from the vulnerable

OPERATION ALLOW

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A teenager has been jailed for five years for his part in a telephone fraud in which an elderly man was tricked out of £5,000 saving by thieves posing as police officers.

Operation ADVANCE

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Covert Operation

Operation ALBERT

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Cash courier seizure

Operation AMASS

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Shotgun Robbers sentenced to 54 years

Operation BALANCE

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Regional Commercial burglary series

Operation BERWICK

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Conspiracy to supply Cocaine

Operation BLAST

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Supply of Cannabis Resin

Operation BOOK

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Cocaine Dealing

Operation BURNEY

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Conspiracy to supply class A drugs

Operation CALDBRIDGE

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Covert Operation

Operation CATCH

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Four men sentenced for drugs offences and money laundering as part of Operation Catch

Operation CHALK

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Regional supply of class B drugs

Operation CHISEL

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Interception of containers at ports to recover stolen metal

Operation CLEOPATRA

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Cannabis Cultivation

Operation CLERKHILL

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3 men plead guilty to conspiring to supply Cannabis with a street value of £288,785

Operation CLERKHILL (2)

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Conspiracy to supply class B drugs

Operation COAL

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Cocaine supply

Operation DISCARD

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Possession of Drugs with intent to supply

Operation EDGE

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Conspiracy to supply Cocaine

Operation FAWKES

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Assisting in the supply of class A drugs

Operation FETCH

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RART fraud and money laundering investigation

Operation FILM

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Ram raiders jailed after being caught in the act

Operation GLANCE

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Covert Operation

Operation GUIDE

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Illegal Clamper make over £1/2 million

Operation HATLEY

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Cocaine and benzocaine possession

Operation HERALD

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Supply of Cocaine and Ampetamine

Operation IGNITE

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Possession of Cocaine with intent to supply

Operation JIBE

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Mortgage Fraudster

Operation JINGLE

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Cocaine Supply

Operation JIVE

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Importation of controlled drugs

Operation KEEP

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Possession with intent to supply class A drugs

Operation KNOCK

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An operation targeting stolen items out of the UK, primarily roll on/roll off ferries and containers

Operation LEAP

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Eight sentenced to over sixty five years in custody

Operation LERRYN

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2 men convicted of possession with intent to supply £14 400 of cannabis

Operation LERWICK

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Cocaine supply

Operation LEVER

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Regional Shipping Container Examinations - Port of Felixstowe

Operation MIZZLE

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Conspiracy to supply class B drugs

Operation NERVE

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A covert drugs investigation

Operation OBSERVE

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'County Lines' drug dealing

Operation OBSTRUCT

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Supply of Cocaine

Operation OPEN

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Recovery of Cocaine cutting agents

Operation OUTLINE

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Supply and distribution of class A and B controlled drugs

Operation PALLAS

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Possession with Intent to supply - 500 Kg of herbal cannabis

Operation PANEL

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Possession with Intent to suuply - 19Kg of herbal cannabis

Operation PAXOLIN

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A RART led money laundering investigation.

Operation PICT

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Possession of Cocaine with intent to supply

Operation PIKE

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Arrest of cash courier

Operation PILLOW

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Supply of class A drugs cutting agent

Operation PLUGGER

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Supply of Cocaine

Operation PRONATE

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Money Laundering

Operation PURGE

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Controlled drugs importation investigation

Operation PUT

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Cyber Fraudsters jailed

Operation PYLON

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A covert Investigation

Operation QUIZ

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Man sentenced to eleven years in custody

Operation RADIATE

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Possession with Intent to suuply - 213 Kg of herbal cannabis

Operation RANK

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Drug Supply East Anglia

Operation RIPPLE

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Supply and distribution of class A and B controlled drugs

Operation ROTATE

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Covert Operation

Operation SCATTER

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Investigation into a series of burglaries

Operation SLOUGH

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Possession with Intent to suuply - 143 Kg of herbal cannabis

Operation STOKE

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Over £300,000 worth of assets seized under Proceeds of Crime Act

Operation SUGAR

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Supply and distribution of class A and B controlled drugs

Operation TABITHA

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Covert Operaion

Operation THREAD

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Covert investigation dealing with supply and distibution of Cocaine

Operation TINDALL

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Stolen vehicle investigation

Operation TROY

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Support to Trading Standards Operation

Operation UNITE

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Covert Operation

Operation UNLOCK

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Drug Dealing

Operation UNWIND

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Three men sentenced to a total of over four years in custody for money laundering offences

Operation VANISH

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Covert Investigation

Operation VENT

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Cash courier arrested

Operation WATCH

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Drug gang jailed for total of 46 years

Operation WEEP

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Heroin supply

Operation WIGGLE

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A covert investigation

Operation ZINC

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Cocaine and Cannabis Investigation

Operation ZING

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Covert Operation

Operation ZONE

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Supply of Cocaine

Kim Lue

Kim Lue

6 years 9 months

Frederick Gray

Frederick Gray

13 months

John Leonard Smith

John Leonard Smith

4 years 9 months

Albert Smith

Albert Smith

4 years 9 months

John Christopher Smith

John Christopher Smith

3 years 6 months

mohammed miah

mohammed miah

3 years 7 months

mohammed ahmed

mohammed ahmed

3 years 7 months

motahir rahman

motahir rahman

3 years 4 months

mohammed hussain

mohammed hussain

3 years 9 months

dear ali

dear ali

3 years 4 months

Abu Syed

Abu Syed

5 years

Ibrahem Charary

Ibrahem Charary

12 months

Gael Masidi

Gael Masidi

12 months

Abdullah Hajji

Abdullah Hajji

12 months

Langangi Amani

Langangi Amani

9 months

Tommy Rice

Tommy Rice

2 years 3 months

Kyri Pantazi

Kyri Pantazi

10 years

Robert Wilson

Robert Wilson

10 years

Jonathan Mason

Jonathan Mason

15 tears

Patrick Dyett

Patrick Dyett

8 years 6 months

Gareth Harnett

Gareth Harnett

5 years 4 months

Daren Coomber

Daren Coomber

14 years

Paul Nolan

Paul Nolan

11 years

Eamon Ward

Eamon Ward

10 years 5 months

Sean Martin

Sean Martin

6 years

Andrew Dawson

Andrew Dawson

5 years 4 months

Robert Webb

Robert Webb

13 years

Mihai Zazu

Mihai Zazu

5 years 2 months

Dragos Cirstea

Dragos Cirstea

18 months

Dean Leonard

Dean Leonard

6 years

Gary Brace

Gary Brace

30 months

Danny Crook

Danny Crook

26 months

Lee Dunn Snr

Lee Dunn Snr

3 yrs 8 months

Lee Dunn Jnr

Lee Dunn Jnr

9 years

Stephen Leonard

Stephen Leonard

5 years 8 months

Darren Armani

Darren Armani

4 yrs 8 months

Paul Faley

Paul Faley

3 yrs 6 months

John Atkinson

John Atkinson

8 months

Peter Bryan

Peter Bryan

4 years

Zubaid Ashraf

Zubaid Ashraf

6 years 3 month

Irfan Siddiq

Irfan Siddiq

3 years 9 months

David Leitz

David Leitz

18 years

Paul Jordan

Paul Jordan

18 years

Colin McNamara

Colin McNamara

12 years

Erik Strack van Schijndel

Erik Strack van Schijndel

5 years 6 months

Paul Taylor

Paul Taylor

4 years 6 months

Luigi Salvoni

Luigi Salvoni

2 years 6 months

Barry Gadson

Barry Gadson

2 years 6 months

David Cumberbatch

David Cumberbatch

2 years 2 months

Gavin Leon

Gavin Leon

2 years 2 months

Operations