Havering Police say on-going drugs operation continues to be successful

PUBLISHED: 16:45 16 October 2012

An officer at one of the drug raids in Romford last month

An officer at one of the drug raids in Romford last month


Havering Police said its on-going drugs operation is continuing to be successful with at least one warrant carried out a day.

Operation Hawk was officially launched last month by Met Police in an attempt to tackle street-level drug dealing.

Warrants carried out by Havering police since the launch have included Briar Road on September 30. Three bags of white powder were seized and a man, 20, was arrested and bailed.

In Amersham Road a man, 36 was arrested after powder was found on October 5.

He has been released on bailed.

In Dartfields, Harold Hill a man, 21, was arrested on October 10 and bailed. All three were arrested on suspicion of a controlled substance, and have been bailed pending the analysis of the powder.

On October 11 a man, 29, was arrested on possession of cannabis in Myrtle Road, Harold Hill. He was given an £80 fixed-penalty notice.

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