Press Releases

Below is a list of press releases that we have issued in relation to ERSOU operations and enforcement activity

Fri 19th, Apr

Eight sentenced to over sixty five years in custody

Eight people sentenced to over sixty five years in custody for money laundering and drug trafficking offences

Wed 17th, Apr

Drug gang jailed for total of 46 years

Seven men have been sentenced to nearly 50 years in prison for their roles in an organised crime group that were involved in the supply of cocaine in Norfolk.

Mon 01st, Apr

Drug Dealing Gang Jailed For 30 Years

A drug smuggling operation has been dismantled following an operation run by the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit

Wed 13th, Feb

ERSOU investigation into Benzocaine sales results in lengthy prison sentences for 3 men

Three men have been sentenced to over 20 year’s imprisonment as part of Operation Pillow – an Operation into the supply of vast amounts of Benzocaine, a cutting agent used in the supply of Class A drugs, and similar substances.

Wed 06th, Feb

More than £1m worth of drugs seized

Drugs seized in partnership operation between Lincolnshire Police SOCA and the East Midlands and Eastern Region Special Operations Units, along with support from Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Road Policing Units

Fri 18th, Jan

Cannabis crime group jailed for over 22 years

Eight men have been sentenced to over 22 years in prison for their roles in an organised crime group that distributed cannabis throughout Norfolk and Suffolk.

Thu 11th, Oct

Four men sentenced to a total of 17 years in custody as part of Operation Stoke

Four men have been sentenced to a total of seventeen years in custody as part of Operation Stoke – an Operation into the supply of Class A drugs.

Fri 27th, Jul

Operation Catch - Four men sentenced for drugs offences and money laundering

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

Tue 17th, Jul

Search warrants executed across Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire and West Yorkshire

Four people charged and seven bailed following execution of eleven warrants by officers from Eastern Region Specialist Operation Unit (ERSOU), Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire and West Yorkshire

Fri 08th, Jun

Operation HERALD - Men charged following seizure of Amphetamine and cash

Five men charged following seizure of 38 kilos of Amphetamine powder and £60, 000 cash