Two arrests made in Aylesbury as Police investigate 'cuckooing'

Thames Valley Police have arrested two people today as part of the County Lines

Friday, 19th March 2021, 9:12 am
Updated Friday, 19th March 2021, 10:21 am
Two arrests were made yesterday

Aylesbury Stronghold team made two 'significant' arrests this morning.

They say this is part of the County Lines initiative, where the two were found to be in posession of Class A and B Drugs.

Just after 11am yesterday TVP forced entry into a 'cuckood' address in Aylesbury, that they believed was involved in the county lines supply of drugs.

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Once inside, officers located a 'quantity' of Class A and Class B Drugs as well as a huge quantity of cash.

TVP said: "This morning (19/03) a 19 year old male from Greenford, London and a 24 year old male from High Wycombe have both been released on conditional bail whilst our investigation continues."

Cuckooing is when dealers often entice the vulnerable person into allowing their home to be used for drug dealing by giving them free drugs or offering to pay for food or utilities.

These organised crime groups are very selective about who they target as ‘cuckoo’ victims. Often people they target are lonely, isolated, or frequent drug users themselves.