OPERATION SCALE

Operation Scale first intervention involved the arrest in Cardiff of a Jamaican national in possession of Crack Cocaine that had the potential of yielding 280 street deals. A second intervention in the operation resulted in the arrest of two Newport men and the recovery of a 9mm pistol.  The operation centred on the activities of the two Newport men who were supplying the Caerphilly and Cardiff areas with large quantities of Class ‘A’ and Class ‘C’ Drugs.  Seizures also included £25,000 worth of steroid drugs. The operation resulted in the arrest of 16 persons and the seizure of 140g of Cocaine; 56g of Crack Cocaine; 300 Ecstasy tablets; £36,000 of stolen property; £9,690 in cash and 720 Class ‘A’ drug deals intercepted.