On Wednesday 26th April 2017 our officers carried out the second part of the largest policing operation in Gwent, known as Operation Jewels.
Over 250 officers conducted a series of early morning warrants across Newport to tackle illegal drug supply.
During the search of 14 addresses, a quantity of cash, Class A drugs and paraphernalia were seized.
In total, 33 people were arrested as part of the operation, 28 of those have been sentenced for numerous Class A drug offences.
Yesterday, another defendant, 30 year old Tasleem Mohammed was sentenced to 3 years and 8 months imprisonment for being concerned in the supply of illegal drugs.