North West Regional Organised Crime Unit
 

Operations

All the photos below represent people who have been arrested and recently imprisoned by Titan. The list of operations down the right hand side, details all the investigations that Titan have conducted. Simply click on the operation name to see more details.

Operation Redbank

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A North-west gang behind a £100 milion drug importation conspiracy has been jailed for a total of 217 years following a successful investigaton by Titan, the region's organised crime unit.

Operation Binbrook

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An operation involving drugs and money laundering

Operation Portrush

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Seven people have been jailed for a total of 43 years for importing more than a million pounds of cocaine into the United Kingdom from the Caribbean.

Operation Redstart

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Members of a gang who conspired to move millions of pounds of Class A drugs and were found to have an arsenal of deadly weapons have today been sent to prison for a total of 95 years.

Operation Tarim

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A Rochdale based organised crime group importing drugs from Holland

Operation Bay

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Two convicted fraudsters have been jailed total of 8 1/2 years after Preston Crown Court heard they had swindled 128 investigators out of £5 million.

Operation Blenheim

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An organised crime group that supplied in the region of £100 million worth of Class A drugs

Most wanted Andrew Moran

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The arrest and capture of one of Britain's most wanted criminals Andrew Moran

Operation Knot

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A Merseyside Organised crime group that were supplying across the North West and into Scotland and South Wales

Operation Smolan

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An investigation concerning the supply of firearms from America into the North West.

Operation Caddisfly

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This was an investigation into a million pound drug importation into the North West.

Operation Hera 2

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Serial fraudster captured by undercover police officer

Operation Sirius

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An investigation into the theft of LS Lowry paintings after a robbery at the home of an art dealer in Cheadle Hulme on May 3, 2007.

Operation Delmas

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Operation Delmas was an investigation targeting a Wigan based organised crime group responsible for the distribution and supply of heroin and cocaine throughout the North West.

Operation Brandfort

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Two men from St Helens have been jailed for six years after they were found guilty of drugs offences.

Operation Brandfort (2)

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An investigation that saw the imprisonment of 'Leggy Pownall'

Operation Wizard

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An investigation into a family counterfeiting DVD's and CD's on a massive scale.

Operation Solomon

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This investigation led to the detection of an armed robbery where a security guard was shot in Preston.

Operation Galleopsis

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The NWROCU worked closely with the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) to identify a national series of ATM thefts.

Operation Fairway

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An investigation tackling drug supply across three counties in the North West.

Operation Hudson

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Operation Hudson was an operation that spanned a number of investigations across the North West of England.

Operation Acton

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This case was an investigation undertaken by the North West Regional Organised Crime Unit into the importation and distribution of heroin in Merseyside.

Operation Aviary

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Titan, the North West Regional Organised Crime Unit, was investigating members of the crime group when it became apparent that the group was armed and intent on carrying out a criminal act in the Rochdale area.

Operation Ash

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This investigation targeted an organised crime group supplying cocaine in the Liverpool and Southport areas.

Operation Sheldon

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Operation Sheldon was a proactive inquiry between November 24, 2008 and May 19, 2009. It centred on an organised crime group mainly from the Kirkby area of Merseyside who were targeting HGVs across the UK.

Operation Ravenden

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This investigation saw the discovery of a cannabis farm that was capable of producing between £2million to £4 million worth of cannabis a year.

Operation Bass

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Operation Bass was a proactive investigation into a crime group who were supplying class A drugs in the North West.

Operation Pacifica

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Operation Pacifica was a proactive operation between June 16, 2008 and October 24, 2008.

Operation Ellisberg

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This investigation centred around a Merseyside based crime group who were travelling across the UK commiting robberies.

Operation Lindley

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Led by the North West Regional Organised Crime Unit, the covert operation discovered the gang was supplying drugs across the North West.

Carl Wall

Carl Wall

21 years

Andrew Wilde

Andrew Wilde

15 years

Karl Glennon

Karl Glennon

12 years

Paul Harwood

Paul Harwood

12 years

Gerard Mooney

Gerard Mooney

15 years

Stephen Crane

Stephen Crane

17 years

Ali Rahman

Ali Rahman

17 1/2 years

Omar Amin

Omar Amin

20 years

Christopher Coogan

Christopher Coogan

4 1/2 years

Paul Hannon

Paul Hannon

14 years

Christopher Brown

Christopher Brown

10 years 8 months

Mohammed Ali

Mohammed Ali

6 Years 8 months

Sadaquat Ali

Sadaquat Ali

5 Years 4 months

James Close

James Close

13 years 9 months

James Gibson

James Gibson

5 years 7 months

Patrick Roach

Patrick Roach

10 1/2 years

Christopher Coppell

Christopher Coppell

4 years 10 months

Boyd Gibson

Boyd Gibson

2 years 3 months

Kevin O'Leary

Kevin O'Leary

3 years 7 months

Simon Fowler

Simon Fowler

3 years 6 months

Michael Siddeley

Michael Siddeley

3 years 6 months

Antony Smith

Antony Smith

12 years 8 months

Sean Smith

Sean Smith

4 years 5 months

David Knight

David Knight

4 years 8 months

Samuel Reynolds

Samuel Reynolds

6 1/2 years

Craig Accra

Craig Accra

6 years

Lee Kent

Lee Kent

5 years 8 months

Derek Giles

Derek Giles

7 years

Lawrence French

Lawrence French

4 years 4 months

Sharon Dixon

Sharon Dixon

9 years

Peter Clarke

Peter Clarke

16 years

Stephen Clarke

Stephen Clarke

10 years 6 months

Gordon Fisk

Gordon Fisk

9 years 6 months

Ben Bosley

Ben Bosley

8 years

Paul Lawler

Paul Lawler

10 years

Sean Johnson

Sean Johnson

8 years 6 months

Terence Sergeant

Terence Sergeant

4 years 6 months

Mark Higgins

Mark Higgins

6 years 8 months

Mark Wyatt

Mark Wyatt

4 years

Alan Logan

Alan Logan

7 years 6 months

Alan Bentley

Alan Bentley

4 years

Daniel Edgar

Daniel Edgar

5 years

Scott Tyson

Scott Tyson

4 years

Paul Bennett

Paul Bennett

14 years

Jason Seale

Jason Seale

14 years

Byron Milne

Byron Milne

14yrs 6 months

Edwin Gorlee

Edwin Gorlee

10 years

Ceri Wilmot

Ceri Wilmot

10 years

Saied Omidi

Saied Omidi

2yrs 6 months

Steven Petrie

Steven Petrie

11 years

Wayne Braund

Wayne Braund

9yrs 6 months

Terry Warrington

Terry Warrington

4 yrs 6 months

Christopher Welsh

Christopher Welsh

16yrs 8 months

Christopher Welsh

Christopher Welsh

15yrs 4 months

Mark Shields

Mark Shields

14yrs 8 months

Christopher Amos

Christopher Amos

13yrs 4 months

James Edmonds

James Edmonds

13yrs 4 months

David McIver

David McIver

12 years

Christopher Riley

Christopher Riley

10yrs 8 months

Steven Tynan

Steven Tynan

12 years

Roy Breeze

Roy Breeze

3 years

Brian Woods

Brian Woods

12 years

Kevin O'Shea

Kevin O'Shea

11yrs 4 months

Steven Wood

Steven Wood

10 years

James Welsh

James Welsh

8 years

Liam Clotworthy

Liam Clotworthy

10yrs 8 months

John Bowles

John Bowles

6 yrs 6 months

Kevin Jackson

Kevin Jackson

6 yrs 8 months

Anthony Breen

Anthony Breen

10 yrs 8 months

Thomas Wallace

Thomas Wallace

12 yrs 8 months

Alexander Caldwell

Alexander Caldwell

11yrs 3 months

Martin Feeley

Martin Feeley

11 yrs 4 months

Michael Cook

Michael Cook

7 yrs 6 months

John O'Donnell

John O'Donnell

6 yrs 8 months

Paul Cochrane

Paul Cochrane

6yrs 8 months

Gary Curran

Gary Curran

7 yrs 4 months

Alan Deavy

Alan Deavy

5 years 4 months

John Cooke

John Cooke

17 yrs

Brian Harrison

Brian Harrison

6 yrs 8 months

James Beck

James Beck

13 years

John Early

John Early

6 years

David Jolly

David Jolly

12 years

David Law

David Law

10 years 8 months

Edward McCreadie

Edward McCreadie

12 years 8 months

Paul McDonald

Paul McDonald

15 years

Gordon Smith

Gordon Smith

12 years

James Swarez

James Swarez

17 years

John Wildman

John Wildman

9 years 4 months

Scott Foster

Scott Foster

8 ½ years

Steven Greenoe

Steven Greenoe

10 years

Mohammed Khatana

Mohammed Khatana

8 1/2 years

Daniel Tang

Daniel Tang

18 Years

Kurt Blondell

Kurt Blondell

15 years

John Rasburn

John Rasburn

10 Years

Lee Harris

Lee Harris

5 years

Benson Okoli

Benson Okoli

15 years

Kelvin Jones

Kelvin Jones

3 years 8 months

Keith Prescott

Keith Prescott

3 years 4 months

Dean Jones

Dean Jones

8 years 8 months

Kim Dedier

Kim Dedier

6 years

Newton McKenzie

Newton McKenzie

6 years 6 months

Craig Barker

Craig Barker

8 years

John Jones

John Jones

4 years 6 months

Lee Fairclough

Lee Fairclough

3 years 5 months

Otis Smith

Otis Smith

5 years

John Pownall

John Pownall

7 years