Heroin seized in Bradford

Two men accused of distributing heroin in the Yorkshire and Humber region have been charged after 56kg of heroin, worth an estimated £3million at street level, and around £100k cash was seized.


A truck driver who tried to bring an illegal firearm into the country has been jailed for two years and three months.

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County Lines drug networks have been targeted in a week of coordinated law enforcement activity across the UK.

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A woman arrested by the National Crime Agency in Bristol last week as part of an investigation into human trafficking has now been charged.

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Three-hundred and thirty-seven suspects have been arrested globally in multi-agency operations sparked by a National Crime Agency investigation into one of the UK’s worst ever child sex offenders.

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A man who illegally imported handguns from Spain into Scotland has been jailed for three years and ten months.

Michael Aitken

A pensioner has been given a suspended sentence after making more than 50,000 child abuse images.

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A man arrested in Bristol on Tuesday as part of a National Crime Agency investigation into human trafficking has been charged.

Drugs seized

Charges relate to the importation of £billions worth of drugs.

NCA officers making arrests

A man and woman from Bristol have been arrested as part of a National Crime Agency investigation into the trafficking of Slovakian nationals into the UK for labour exploitation.

Feng Xu

A Chinese national who was responsible for operating a network of properties used by organised crime groups for prostitution or cannabis farms has pleaded guilty to 22 fraud, false ID and money laundering offences.

Seized drugs

Suspected members of an international organised crime group responsible for importing in excess of 50 tonnes of drugs worth billions of pounds into the UK from the Netherlands have been arrested, as part of a National Crime Agency investigation.

Dean Petley

An automotive engineer has admitted paying two women to sexually abuse children online, after a National Crime Agency investigation.

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Four men have been arrested as part of an ongoing investigation into an attempt to smuggle migrants into the UK which resulted in the death of an Iranian woman.

Akeksandar Uljaveric and Alexandru Mitu

Two Eastern European men found with drugs worth £2.7 million have been jailed following an investigation by the Organised Crime Partnership.

Leonard Powell

The ringleader of an organised crime gang that used small boats to smuggle Albanian migrants across the English Channel has been told to pay back nearly £138,000 in criminal profits.