TEN people have been charged following drugs raids this week.

Officers carried out raids at addresses in Greater Manchester and the West Midlands on Tuesday.

Following the raids, nine people were charged with conspiracy to supply Class A and B drugs and remanded in custody by Manchester City Magistrates.

They are Rio Haughton, aged 29, of Skerton Road, Stretford;

Reece Headlam, aged 34, of Neden Close, Openshaw; Dwaine Thomas, aged 36, of Demesne Road, Whalley Range; Simone Jackson, aged 39, of Demesne Road, Whalley Range; Karl Hill, aged 37, of Springthorpe Green, Birmingham; Greg Pattinson, aged 39, of Ellerby Grove, Birmingham; Anna McLoughlin, aged 31, of Springthorpe Green, Birmingham; Taron Lee, aged 21, of Ruby Street, Moss Side, and Terrain Lee, aged 21, of Raby Street, Moss Side.

Andrew Pritchard, aged 51, of Chestnut Avenue, Droylsden, has been charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice and was remanded in custody to appear at Manchester City Magistrates Court today.