Police say less talk and more action is required to keep the crime rate low.
Drugs, firearms, knives and cash have been seized as a police operation cracked down on county lines gangs peddling misery in Weston-super-Mare and North Somerset.
Town Centre Police Sergeant Lee Kerslake believes Weston is not suffering despite having fewer officers and the closure of its police station.
One of Weston-super-Mare's top cops hopes to make the town a 'hostile' environment for drug dealers exploiting a 'massive' narcotics market.
Officers have reported a sharp increase in antisocial behaviour in Weston town centre over the past year.
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