Two men appear in court after armed police execute three warrants across Peterborough

Two men have appeared in court with conspiracy to supply class A drugs after three warrants were executed by armed police in Peterborough on Wednesday.

Friday, 11th January 2019, 2:25 pm
Updated Friday, 11th January 2019, 3:28 pm
Police at the scene of the arrests on the A47 on Wednesday. Photo: Joe Giddens/PA

Ryan Gerald, 25, of Holbrook Close, Middlesex, and Serkan Mengene, 27, of London Road, Peterborough, appeared at Peterborough Magistrates Court this morning charged with conspiracy to supply class A drugs.

Five people in total were arrested on Wednesday, January 9.

Officers carried the warrants across the city following a shooting in Welbourne Road, Werrington, in the early hours of Thursday January 3.

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Police at the scene of the arrests on the A47 on Wednesday. Photo: Joe Giddens/PA

The first arrests were made shortly after 2pm when officers stopped a Huntingdonshire District Council private hire vehicle, a grey/silver Vauxhall Insignia, on the A47 at Fulbridge Road, Peterborough.

A second warrant was executed at a house in Southfields Drive in Stanground shortly after 4pm and a black Audi was seized.

A third warrant was executed by armed police in Greenwood Road in Hampton Vale at around 6.30pm last night and a further arrest made.

A 16 year old, a 22 year old and a 28 year old, all from Peterborough, were also arrested in Wednesday's police operation and have been released on bail until February 6.