Five more men have been charged in connection with our ongoing investigation into drug trafficking in Welshpool.
Kane Glyn Bastable (24), Kuldeep Sahota (35), Gavin Andrew Tony Warley (28) and Joshua Large (22) from the Wolverhampton area have been charged with conspiracy to supply a class A drug and remanded to court at Llandudno today (Friday, June 25).
They were arrested in Wolverhampton on Wednesday, June 23 following police warrants linked to the operation at Leighton Arches carried out on Monday, June 21.
Martin John Gallagher (35) from Welshpool has been charged with conspiracy to supply cocaine and cannabis, and remanded to court at Llandudno today also.
Sheldon Terrence Kay (24) from Knighton, Michael Power (19), John Paul Power (25), and Patrick David Stokes (32) from Welshpool, appeared at court between June 23 and 24 and have been remanded in prison.
Detective Inspector Richard Lewis said: “This week’s action has resulted in 11 people being arrested and nine of those have been charged with conspiracy to supply drugs. We have also seized a significant amount of drugs.
“This operation has been carried out as part of our commitment to eliminate the risk caused by illegal substances in our communities. I’d encourage anyone with concerns about criminal activity involving drugs to contact us.”
You can do so either online at https://bit.ly/DPPContactOnline, by emailing [email protected], or by calling 101. If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired text the non-emergency number on 07811 311 908. Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555111, or visiting crimestoppers-uk.org