SIX people bailed following police raids in Bishop Auckland

The Northern Echo: POLICE RAIDS: Six people bailed pending further enquiries POLICE RAIDS: Six people bailed pending further enquiries

SIX people arrested as part of early morning raids tackling suspected organised crime have been bailed.

Police targeted four homes in Bishop Auckland and another one in Brandon, County Durham, on Thursday (April 3).

Five men, aged 26, 31, 35, 37 and 48, and a 57-year-old woman were arrested on suspicion of a number of offences, including animal cruelty, driving offences and bigamy. They have since been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Another man, aged 38, of Toronto, Bishop Auckland, has been arrested on suspicion of fraudulently obtaining a driving licence.

A total of nine horses, ten dogs, three frozen hares, a number of wild birds and ferrets and a dead horse were seized by officers during the raids.

A suspected stolen caravan was also seized, along with a trailer and another vehicle.

Anyone with information on organised crime gangs should call Durham Police on 101 or via Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555-111.

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9:43pm Fri 4 Apr 14

NOTODDEN says...

Good start - well done Bishop police and staff
Good start - well done Bishop police and staff NOTODDEN
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3:58pm Sat 5 Apr 14

settheworldonfire says...

NOTODDEN wrote:
Good start - well done Bishop police and staff
I wish they would come to Crook and arrest the drug dealers at Laurel Gardens.....The police know who they are but are refusing to do anything about them.....Police informers 2 of the sons...
[quote][p][bold]NOTODDEN[/bold] wrote: Good start - well done Bishop police and staff[/p][/quote]I wish they would come to Crook and arrest the drug dealers at Laurel Gardens.....The police know who they are but are refusing to do anything about them.....Police informers 2 of the sons... settheworldonfire
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