PICTURED: Police target three Belvedere properties during drugs raid

PICTURED: Police target three Belvedere properties during drugs raid

PICTURED: Police target three Belvedere properties during drugs raid

PICTURED: Police target three Belvedere properties during drugs raid

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Bexley police - working to combat drug dealing - have successfully executed three search warrants.

Operation Rose was launched in Belvedere and police executed the warrants in Ambrooke Road, Upper Abbey Road and Lower Park Road on May 15.

Safer Neighbourhoods officers were assisted by the Met dog’s unit - two men in their twenties were found to be in possession of cannabis and issued with cannabis warnings.

A 22-year-old from Walworth was arrested at an address in Ambrooke Road after he was found in possession of bags full of cannabis. He was taken to Bexleyheath police station where admitted the offence and has been cautioned.

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Inspector Russell Jones, in charge of Safer Neighbourhoods police in Bexley said: "Our officers have launched Operation Rose following intelligence and concerns brought to our attention by those who live and work in the area where the warrants were executed.

"We will be increasing our presence in the area to discourage and arrest anyone selling drugs".

If you have any concerns about crime in your local area, please contact your local Safer Neighbourhoods teams - all their contact details are available on the Metropolitan Police website www.met.police.uk - alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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9:16pm Mon 19 May 14

ripnetuk says...

We spent //#HOW#// much getting these dangerous hippies off the street ??? seriously, how much of our scarce police resources were used up for several raids, for the outcome of 2 warnings and a caution ... methinks something is wrong here...
We spent //#HOW#// much getting these dangerous hippies off the street ??? seriously, how much of our scarce police resources were used up for several raids, for the outcome of 2 warnings and a caution ... methinks something is wrong here... ripnetuk
  • Score: 10

10:06pm Mon 19 May 14

Gypo.Joe says...

You can only imagine the time and effort this farce cost the tax payers.

Someone needs a kick up the plums. PLOD !!
You can only imagine the time and effort this farce cost the tax payers. Someone needs a kick up the plums. PLOD !! Gypo.Joe
  • Score: -15

11:49am Tue 20 May 14

samtheman07 says...

ripnetuk wrote:
We spent //#HOW#// much getting these dangerous hippies off the street ??? seriously, how much of our scarce police resources were used up for several raids, for the outcome of 2 warnings and a caution ... methinks something is wrong here...
i very much agree there are bigger criminals out there b ut there like easy targets
[quote][p][bold]ripnetuk[/bold] wrote: We spent //#HOW#// much getting these dangerous hippies off the street ??? seriously, how much of our scarce police resources were used up for several raids, for the outcome of 2 warnings and a caution ... methinks something is wrong here...[/p][/quote]i very much agree there are bigger criminals out there b ut there like easy targets samtheman07
  • Score: 8

1:12pm Thu 22 May 14

Grant2436 says...

Law broken....end off
Law broken....end off Grant2436
  • Score: 5

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