Police arrested eight people in Brent in Notting Hill Carnival crackdown

PUBLISHED: 18:00 26 August 2014 | UPDATED: 18:01 26 August 2014

Officers stormed addresses across London

Officers stormed addresses across London


Officers made eight arrests in Brent as part of a London-wide operation to stop suspects from carrying out criminal acts at Notting Hill Carnival.

Drugs and cash seized at an address in the cityDrugs and cash seized at an address in the city

Police raided nine addresses in borough during the crackdown last week which saw the seizure of guns, drugs and cash from addresses across the city.

Brent had one of the highest number of arrests in London.

A mach 10 machine gun, a sten gun machine gun, a handgun and a BB gun were seized at different address across the city and in Southwark, officers recovered ingredients for making Crystal Meth and half a kilo of crack cocaine at another property.

A further kilo of suspected cocaine was recovered from an address in Bexley, and 40 suspected rocks of crack cocaine in one property in Westminster.

in addition, approximately £78,000 has also been confiscated under the Proceeds of Crime Act.

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