Six charged following operation targeting suspected organised criminals in Wirral

Merseyside Police has charged six people with conspiracy to supply Class A drugs following a series of warrants in the Wirral area yesterday, Thursday 25 August.

A total of 11 warrants were carried out in locations in Birkenhead, Wallasey, Seacombe and Liverpool city centre, as part of an ongoing investigation into organised criminals.

Those charged are:

Carl Mello, 35, of Liverpool

Adrian Reed, 55, of Seacombe

Shaun Murphy, 32, who was produced from prison but is originally from Birkenhead

James Duffy, 42, of Tranmere

Michelle Johnson, 45, Claughton

Catherine O’Connor, 54, of Seacombe

All were remanded to appear in court today, Friday 26 August.

Eight other people have been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Anyone who has information about drug dealing or criminality in their area is asked to DM @MerPolCC or call @CrimestoppersUK on 0800 555 111.


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