Drugs Haul "One of The Largest Ever Found In Lewisham"
Thursday 24th July 2014
A man a teenage girl have been arrested after cocaine and heroin thought to be worth £1.5 million was found at a house in south-east London.
Officers from Whitefoot Safer Neighbourhood team entered a property on
Torridon Road, Catford at around 8am this morning.
They had obtained a warrant to search the house after hearing that drugs activity may be taking place.
Drugs, believed to be crack cocaine and heroin, were discovered in
various rooms and the garden. They were found alongside mixing agents, scales, and syringes.
Drugs paraphernalia was also found in a vehicle linked to the address. Cash was also found and seized.
Police are questioning the man in his 30s, and the girl, who is 15.
They have been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.
PS Matt French, Whitefoot Safer Neighbourhoods team, said that is it is one of the largest hauls of drugs ever discovered in Lewisham.
"I hope this will show residents that we will act on any intelligence we receive - no matter how small - in order to target those who are believed to be involved in the production, supply or use of drugs," he added.
"We encourage people with
concerns or information about drugs to contact us directly, or to speak
anonymously to the Crimestoppers charity."