VIDEO: Kettering police raids result in a dozen more arrests

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More than 120 police officers and staff struck at ten addresses in Kettering in a series of morning raids.

The raids were the latest in a wave of warrant executions carried out across the north of the county in the past week.

An officer outside the flat in St Mary's Road, Kettering, moments after the police raid

An officer outside the flat in St Mary's Road, Kettering, moments after the police raid

A total of 12 people, one woman and 11 men, were arrested on Wednesday and police said six more people had been arrested in raids carried out over the weekend.

The Telegraph accompanied officers on one of the raids in St Mary’s Road, Kettering, where two men were arrested.

Officers said they had uncovered class A and B drugs and recovered suspected stolen property during today’s operation.

Chief Insp Nick Purdie said: “Today’s warrants are part of a sustained operation to tackle drugs supply in Kettering.

“We have received a lot of positive feedback from the community whose lives have been impacted by the disruptive activities of those who have been targeted throughout this operation.

“We will continue to put pressure on those who cause the greatest harm to our communities.”

Last Wednesday and Thursday saw drugs, a gun, ammunition and counterfeit cash confiscated in the first wave of raids, which officers said were the culmination of a six-month investigation.

The following arrests were made at the weekend:

* A 51-year-old woman was arrested in Ebenezer Mews, Kettering for shoplifting

* A 49-year-old man was arrested in Tresham Street, Kettering for conspiracy to supply of Class A controlled drugs

* A 26-year-old woman was arrested in Tresham Street, Kettering for conspiracy to supply of Class A controlled drugs

* A 29-year-old woman was arrested in Thorngate Street, Kettering for conspiracy to supply of Class A controlled drugs

* A 25-year-old man was arrested in Hazel Street, Kettering for conspiracy to supply of Class A controlled drugs

* A 27-year-old man was arrested in Bronte Court, Wellingborough for conspiracy to supply of Class A controlled drugs

* Additionally, Bar Qbana which was raided last Thursday has been closed.

During Wednesday’s raids, the following arrests were made:

* A 49-year-old woman was arrested in Tordoff Place, Kettering for supply of Class A controlled drugs

* A 33-year-old man was arrested in Tordoff Place, Kettering for supply of Class A controlled drugs and theft from motor vehicle

* A 39-year-old man was arrested in Wellington Street, Kettering for concerned in supply of Class A controlled drugs

* A 21-year-old man was arrested in St Mary’s Road, Kettering for conspiracy to supply Class A and B controlled drugs

* A 25-year-old man was arrested in St Mary’s Road, Kettering for possession with intent to supply Class B controlled drugs

* A 35-year-old man was arrested in Laburnum Crescent, Kettering for conspiracy to supply Class A and B controlled drugs

* A 14-year-old boy was arrested in Southgate Drive, Kettering for conspiracy to supply Class B controlled drugs

* A 18-year-old man was arrested in Ostlers Way, Kettering for supply of Class B controlled drugs

* A 17-year-old boy was arrested in Central Avenue, Kettering for concerned in supply of Class B controlled drugs

* A 16-year-old boy was arrested in St Mary’s Road, Kettering for supply of Class B controlled drugs

* A 23-year-old man was arrested in Wood Street, Kettering for conspiracy to supply of Class B controlled drugs

* A 33-year-old man was arrested in Club Street, Kettering for supply of Class A and B controlled drugs