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Officers from Fulham and Hammersmith carried out searches of three Hammersmith address last Thursday as part of Operation SEPA aimed at tackling premises believed to be involved in the supply and use of drugs.

At the first address, two men were arrested and a quantity of Class A drugs, cannabis and £50,000 cash was also seized. One man, aged 26, was arrested for possession of drugs with intent to supply and money laundering and a second, aged 37 years, for money laundering. Both were subsequently bailed pending further enquiries.

At a second address a 17yr old was arrested and charged with possession of cannabis.

At a third address drugs paraphernalia was seized and a closure order will be applied for under the Anti-Social Behaviour Act.

DS Duncan Wood of the Drugs Squad said "This activity demonstrates that we will not tolerate the anti-social behaviour created by premises involved in drugs. A crackhouse can cause misery within a community and we are determined to seize assets, arrest those involved and close the addresses down."

 

February 26, 2007