Dyfed-Powys Police have made a number of arrests in an operation aimed at tackling county lines drug dealing in Mid Wales.

Police announced that they have made eight arrests following a number of warrants in mid Wales and the West Midlands area.

The morning raids on Monday, August 21, were part of Operation Burleigh, a county lines operation.

The operation saw warrants executed at addresses in Aberystwyth, with further warrants by officers from Dyfed-Powys Police, supported by colleagues from West Midlands Police, at addresses in the Birmingham area.

County Times:

Four people have been charged with conspiracy to supply class A drugs and were remanded to Aberystwyth Magistrates Court today (August 24).

Akasha Smith, aged 23, of Third Ave, Penparcau, Aberystwyth, Toana Ahmad aged 32, of Lee Gardens, Smethwick, West Midlands, Davinder Singh, aged 36 of Huntington Road, West Bromwich, and Luqman Shukri Jarjis, aged 31, of Wakefield Court, Wakegreen Road, Birmingham, were further remanded into custody.

Three men arrested in Aberystwyth and Northampton yesterday remain in police custody.

A woman from the Telford area, also arrested yesterday, has since been bailed pending further enquiries.