CUCKOOING: Protecting Cheshire From Serious and Organised Crime

Alert message sent 08/09/2021 15:06:00

Information sent on behalf of Cheshire Constabulary


Spot the signs:

County Line drug dealers exploit vulnerable people and often take over their home, in order to store and deal drugs at the property- THIS IS KNOWN AS CUCKOOING.

A vulnerable person inside a cuckooed address could be at risk of significant harm.


-Increased or frequent numbers of visitors at the property.
-Individuals taking over a vulnerable person's address.
-Vulnerable people scared, threatened or coerced.
-individuals with cash or mobile phones.
-Signs that drug misuse could be taking place at the property.

If you have concerns in relation to an individual or an address, please contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800555111 or Cheshire Police on 101.
Always call 999 in an emergency.

Thank you

Message sent by
Carlos Paulo (Police, PCSO, Warrington)

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