Vauxhall police update – October 28

Vauxhall Police report a drop in robberies and drugs seized in Bonnington Sq,

Partnership working in Vauxhall prevents robbery

“Vauxhall One, an organisation set up to enhance and improve the Vauxhall area, has been working in close partnership with Lambeth Police to reduce crime and make the area safer.

The Vauxhall One Street Warden Service have recently extended their operating times to include the ‘night time economy’ and problem periods at the weekend. These additional patrols have been undertaken for the last four weeks and during this time, there have been no street robberies in the Vauxhall Patrol Zone” – Police website

Oval SNT drug arrests

“Leading on local intelligence on Tuesday 09 October Oval Safer Neighbourhoods Team (SNT) seized a quantity of believed class A and B drugs and made two arrests at an address on Bonnington Square SW8.

Officers from the neighbourhood policing team were informed of the illegal activity taking place by concerned individuals and took action by seeking a drugs warrant under section 23 of Misuse of Drugs Act from Camberwell Green Magistrates Court.

“Thanks to the info received from the public, Oval SNT has listened and acted”

Entering the address during the early morning the SNT detained two occupants while a detailed search took place.

A quantity of drugs was found believed to be cocaine and cannabis resulting in two arrests for possession with intent to supply.

[1] A female occupant aged 35
[2] A male occupant aged 40

Both have been bailed to return to a south London police station.

Acting Police Sergeant Dean Cuomo said: “Thanks to the information received from the public, Oval SNT has listened and acted upon the concerns to successfully remove an amount of illegal drugs from Oval ward’s streets”.

If you wish to talk to police about illegal drugs in your area please contact your local SNT” – Police website

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