Operation Scorpion further charges – Hertfordshire

03/05/2013

Thames and Chiltern Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has authorised officers from Hertfordshire Constabulary to charge twelve people with a total of 51 offences relating to the supply of class A drugs, following a series of early morning raids, which took place on Wednesday, 01 May 2013.

Around eighty officers from teams across the county were involved in executing the warrants at 17 addresses in Ware, Hertford and North London. A sizable quantity of drugs was seized along with other items of property and 10 men and two women were arrested in relation to drugs-related offences.

The raids were made as part of the long-running investigation into the supply of drugs and other crimes in East Herts - Operation Scorpion aimed at making Hertfordshire a hostile place for offenders.

The following six people were charged and remanded in police custody to appear at Hatfield Remand Court on Thursday, 02 May 2013:

  •  Thomas Fahy, 23, of Hamels Drive, Hertford was charged with 14 offences of supplying heroin.
  •  Lacey Kelf, 21, of Divot Place, Hertford was charged with 5 offences of supplying .
  •  Daniel Borley, 31, of Gladstone Road, Ware was charged with 12 offences of supplying heroin.
  •  Sabrina Riggans, 23, of Tudor Square, Ware was charged with 1 offence of supplying heroin.
  •  James Cranstone, 23, of Tower Road, Ware was charged with 3 offences of attempting to supply Class A drugs.
  •  Nizar Ltaief, 33, of The Knoll, Hertford, was charged with 4 offences of being concerned in the supply of heroin.

The following six people were charged and released on bail to appear at Stevenage Magistrates Court on Wednesday, 15 May 2013:

  •   Jeremy Diggins, 33, of Colebrook Court, Hertford was charged with 2 offences of supplying heroin.
  •  Daniel Caul, 23, of Dorman Place, Edmonton was charged with 4 offences of supplying heroin.
  •  Katrina Jones, 30, of Hamsworth Court, Hertford was charged with 1 offence of supplying heroin.
  •  William Lawlor, 36, of Vardon Road, Stevenage was charged with 1 offence of supplying heroin.
  •  Kevin Presland, 31, of Cromwell Road, Ware was charged with 3 offences of being concerned in the supply of Heroin.
  •  Kevin Sampford, 27, of Cundalls Road, Ware was charged with 1 offence of permitting premises to be used for the sale of Class A drugs.