Four people charged others cautioned or bailed following Operation Big Wing

Superintendent Gideon Springer, front, led Operation Big Wing in Brent

Superintendent Gideon Springer, front, led Operation Big Wing in Brent - Credit: Archant

Brent Police took part in London-wide clampdown on suspected ‘low-level’ criminals

Four people have been charged while others have been cautioned or bailed following a police operation across Brent clamping down on ‘low-level’ crime in the community.

The Met’s London-wide Operation Big Wing targeted criminals across all 32 boroughs in coordinated activities during one day.

During the operation last month, officers raided a number of residential and business addresses in the borough, carried out licensing enforcements, Automatic Number Plate Recognition operations and high visibility patrols across the borough.

Andrei Ionel Bozga, 27, from Forest Gate, east London, has been charged with shoplifting.


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James Murphy, 50, of Edison Drive, Wembley, is accused of fraud by false representation.

Both men will appear before Hendon Magistrates’ Court on Thursday.

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A 17-year-old from Wembley, who cannot be named for legal reason, will appear before Hendon Magistrates’ Court accused of theft on March 18.

Ariyanayaga Madhurika, 37, of Brunel Mews, Queen’s Park, will appear before Hendon Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday charged with GBH.

A 37-year old-man was arrested for harassment, a man, 62, arrested for breach of court order, a 26-year-old man arrested for ABH, and a 16-year-old held for being wanted on warrant and handling stolen goods, have all been bailed to return to a police station at a later date.

Two people were cautioned for possession of drugs, one for shoplifting and a fourth for making a false statement to obtain insurance.

Four people arrested for immigration offences and are being dealt with by immigration officers.

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