THE number of arrests connected to Operation Laser has jumped to 48.
The operation, which is targeting drugs dealers, led to 33 arrests following early morning raids in the town on November 8 and 10. The majority of the arrests were made in Rugby, with others being arrested in Coventry, Birmingham, London and North Yorkshire. This week a further 15 people were arrested in the morning (13 in Rugby, one from Coventry and on from Daventry). For a full list of those charged, please see next week’s Advertiser.