Eleven charged following south Kilburn police raids

Police storm neighbouring homes in Pentland Road (pic credit: Jan Nevill)

Police storm neighbouring homes in Pentland Road (pic credit: Jan Nevill) - Credit: Archant

Schoolboy, 15, is among the accused

Detectives have charged 11 males following a series of dawn raids targeting suspected drug dealers in south Kilburn.

Officers stormed 15 homes last Wednesday as part of Operation Grissino – a intelligence-led clampdown on suspected criminal gang members.

Rakeem Blackford, 18, of Stafford Road, is charged with two counts of conspiracy to supply heroin and crack cocaine and two counts of possession with intent to supply heroin and crack cocaine.

Mohammed Omar Abdi, 21, also of Stafford Road, is charged with five counts of supplying heroin and crack cocaine.


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Matthaeus Thomas, 22, of Streatley Road, is charged with six counts of supplying heroin and crack cocaine and the cultivation of cannabis.

Dean Barrington Scott, 27, of Priory Park Road, is charged with two counts of conspiracy to supply heroin and crack cocaine, two counts of supplying heroin and crack cocaine and two counts of possession with intent to supply heroin and crack cocaine.

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Glen Mckay-Odimah, 30, of Loveridge Road, is charged with two counts of conspiracy to supply heroin and crack cocaine and two counts of possession with intent to supply heroin and crack cocaine.

All are from Kilburn.

Darren West, 25, from east Acton, is charged with four counts of supplying heroin and crack cocaine and possession of cannabis.

A 15-year-old boy, three 16-year-old boys and a 17-year-old boy, all from Kilburn, are also charged with a number of drug offences.

The 17-year-old is additionally accused of Actual Bodily Harm.

All five cannot be named for legal reasons.

All will appear before Harrow Crown Court on February 7.

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