Cash and crack cocaine seized in raids
POLICE in Hillingdon have arrested eight people and seized thousands of pounds in a massive operation involving more than 100 officers.
During a long investigation, the Metropolitan Police , said they discovered drug dealers in Hillingdon transporting drugs across police borders.
The dawn raids were launched at around 4am on Thursday November 17 and warrants were executed at 13 properties.
A total of eight people were arrested in the major operation and a large amount of cash, property and drugs were seized.
At one of the addresses, more than £3,000 was seized as well as a Rolex watch worth an estimated £7,500.
Police found 30 rocks of crack cocaine at another address.
Following the operation four people have been charged with drugs offences and were remanded to appear in court, accused of having a “significant role in supplying class A drugs” which included heroin and crack cocaine.
Two of the people arrested were already wanted by police for supplying drugs and ramming a police vehicle.
There are also two people currently on bail for drug related matters.
The raids were conducted as part of a joint operation with Avon and Somerset Constabulary.
Police declined to release further information about the operation.
Earlier this year, our reporter joined officers from the Met’s Fugitive Squad during one of their operations.