Police perform drug check in Elm Park area

Today, between the District line stations of Upminster and Barking have received a robbery focused operation with the assistance of a drug detector dog.

The choice to focus on robbery was made due to local intelligence highlighting it as an issue for the area.

Seven individuals were stopped for possession of Cannabis within 45 minutes of the operation starting.


Results from the operation are as follow:

8 Arrests

16 Positive stop and search results of individuals found to be carrying drugs

Author: Stephanie Nunn

Steph is a Ward Councillor for Elm Park & Hornchurch Resident's Association Executive member.

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