Despite its limited staffing capacity, in February, the SOCU
seized roughly $80,000 worth of local and foreign currency and arrested two persons suspected of money laundering.
Detective Inspector Lathey moves to SOCU
from Southern Drug Investigation Services and prior to that he spent four years as Inspector in the former Cold Case Unit.
The enforcement team will pick up those breaking the law out on the streets, whereas the other teams within SOCU
will stamp down on crearms and trafccking.
is responsible to set up the central safety net coordination system which includes the targeting system and the unified registry of beneficiaries.
Det Chief Ins Ally Wright, head of Warwickshire SOCU
, said: "This is the largest drugs investigation ever undertaken by Warwickshire Police and serves to show we will take all necessary steps to protect our communities from the harm caused by illegal drugs.
The man was arrested in Amsterdam on a European arrest warrant following a joint investigation between SOCU
, the Dutch police and the Scottish Drug Enforcement Agency.