Almost 200 arrested in Cray crime crackdown
PUBLISHED: 13:31 18 March 2015 | UPDATED: 13:31 18 March 2015
Knives, drugs and dangerous dogs seized
Police in Cray Valley have arrested some 182 people during a six-week operation.
Officers executed 10 drugs warrants and seized knives and other offensive weapons, class A drugs, two dangerous dogs and property thought to have been stolen.
The breakdown of arrests was as follows:
Burglary – 19 people
Breach of bail /recall to prison – 25 people
Drugs – 18 people
Public order offences – 17 people
Offensive weapons – 7 people
Sexual offences – 5 people
Assaults – 32 people
Theft from motor vehicle – 4 people
Theft of motor vehicle – 10 people
Allowing to be carried in stolen vehicle – 1 person
Theft – 14 people
Being on an enclosed premises – 3 people
Criminal damage – 8 people
Traffic offences – 8 people
Other – 11 people
Officers also held crime prevention events advising people on how to protect themselves and their valuables.
Thirty-five people were fined for traffic offences and eight vehicles were seized as the drivers were uninsured.
Chief Inspector Darren Murphy, from Bromley Police, said: “These results are very positive.
“If you know something, please don’t hesitate. Tell us, or ring Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.”
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