Nine arrests after drugs warrants carried out in London, Kent and Sussex

Officers from the Met’s Flying Squad and Sussex police investigating the large-scale supply of class A drugs have worked together to arrest nine people.
On Tuesday, 22 September a number of warrants were carried out at addresses across London, Kent and Sussex.
As a result, a 26-year-old woman and eight men aged between 21 to 47-years-old were arrested for a number of different offences including conspiracy to supply Class A drugs (namely cocaine) and being concerned in the acquisition / retention / concealment / disposal of criminal property (namely cash) under the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA).
They have all been taken into custody suites across London and Sussex.
Searches for evidence are being conducted at addresses across London, Kent and Sussex. So far approximately 10 kilos of Class A drugs and £60,000 has been seized.
The investigation forms part of ‘Operation Eternal’ – the Met’s operational name to arrest those believed to be using encrypted devices to commit crimes.
The warrants were carried out at:
– Abbey Drive, Dartford
– A commercial property in Belvedere, DA17
– Dowells Street, SE10
– St Mary’s Road, Wrotham, Kent
– Cold Blow Crescent, Bexley
– Sheppey Close, Erith
– First Avenue, Bexleyheath
– Wichling Close, Orpington
– Greenways Crescent, Shoreham
– Foredown Drive, Portslade
– Glenfalls Avenue, Brighton
– May Road, Brighton

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