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Police welcome success of Operation Fallon in Brick Lane

PUBLISHED: 12:38 07 August 2012

Brick Lane's 'curry mile'

Brick Lane's 'curry mile'

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Police have hailed the success of Operation Fallon, which resulted in five arrests in Brick Lane.

Police have hailed the success of Operation Fallon, which resulted in five arrests in Brick Lane.

The operation was carried out on Friday August 3, and targeted drink and drug-related disorder and anti-social behaviour in the area.

It incorporated 14 officers stationed in four temporary search trailers near the Truman Brewery, allowing them to search suspects on site.

A total of 33 people were searched during the course of the evening, resulting in five arrests.

Of these arrests, one was for possession of Class A and Class B drugs, two were for possession of Class A drugs, one was for possession of Class A and B drugs, and a final arrest was made for breach of a court order. Another 10 people had cannabis seized and were given warnings.

Chief Superintendent Dave Stringer described the operation as “a busy night with great results.”

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