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Men charged following drug raids in Tower Hamlets

News   •   Feb 22, 2019 13:22 GMT

Following a series of early morning warrants in Tower Hamlets 18 people have now been charged.

The warrants, which were executed at addresses in Tower Hamlets, Hackney and Havering on Thursday, 14 February and Thursday, 21 February, were part of a proactive operation.

The following people were arrested on Thursday, 14 February and later charged with conspiracy to supply Class A drugs. They have been remanded to appear at Snaresbrook Crown Court on Friday, 15 March:

[A] Luke Gratton, 29 (02.11.89), of Ramsey Street, Bethnal Green E2.
[B] Brendan Vickers, 25 (31.08.93), of Cyprus Street, E2.
[C] Abdul Koyes, 31 (23.12.87), of Gaverick Mews, Millwall E14.
[F] Rezwanul Choudhury, 22 (30.03.96), of Frank Whipple Place, E14.
[G] Abu Sherwan Choudhury, 23 (12.09.95), of Charles Road, Dagenham, RM10.
[H] Akbar Hussain, 28 (02.07.90), of Puma Court, Shoreditch E16.
[J] Rukhon Ahmed, 29 (01.01.90), of Romford Road, E7.
[K] Dilraj Miah, 28 (13.09.90), of Romford Road, E7.
[L] Kevin Tighe, 48 (02.08.70), of Derbyshire Street, E2.

The following people were arrested on Thursday, 14 February and later charged with conspiracy to supply Class A drugs. They have been bailed to appear at Snaresbrook Crown Court on Friday, 15 March:

[D] Abdul Goni, 26 (11.12.92) of Pedley Street, Bethnal Green E15.
[E] Abdul Rob Goni, 31 (12.11.87) of Maltings Close, Bow E3.
[I] Zack Sullivan, 25 (22.04.93) of St Lawrence Street, Poplar E14.

The following man was arrested on Thursday, 14 February and later charged with conspiracy to supply Class A drugs. He was bailed to appear at Thames Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 18 March:

[M] Kenneth Gratton, 55 (21.05.63) of Washington Close, E3.

Another 17-year-old male [Q], handed himself into police following the warrants on 14 February. He was charged with conspiracy to supply Class A drugs and was bailed to return to Thames Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 18 March.

The following people were arrested on Thursday, 21 February and later charged with conspiracy to supply Class A drugs and remanded to appear at Thames Magistrates’ Court on Friday, 22 February:

[R] Shaan Ali, 27 (26.01.92), of Manchester Road, E14.
[S] Abdul Kahn, 19 (23.12.99), of Nelson Walk, E3.
[T] Paul Burnett, 27 (02.04.91), of St Marks’ Place, RM1.

The following woman was arrested on Thursday, 21 February and later charged with conspiracy to supply Class A drugs and bailed to appear at Thames Magistrates’ Court on Friday, 22 March:

[U] Denise Paul, 31 (11.03.87), of Morning Lane, E9.

How can you help to keep your streets safe? Wanted people are continuously being searched for in connection with crime. Please take a look at the Met’s social media accounts or the Crimestoppers website <A href="http://www.crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/most-wanted"&gt;www.crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/most-wanted&lt;/A&gt;

Do you recognise anyone? If you see a police wanted appeal in the future or someone featured on the BBC programme Crimewatch Roadshow, then please consider if you are able to help. Do you know them or know of them? Do you know what car they drive, where they go regularly such as a shop, pub or club? If you don’t know them, are they perhaps thought to be in your area? Would you recognise them if you saw them on the street?

Anyone with any information about criminality in their area should speak to their local Safer Neighbourhoods policing team or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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[N] A 24-year-old man was arrested on Thursday, 14 February on suspicion of conspiracy to supply Class A drugs and later released under investigation.

[O] A 32-year-old man was arrested on Thursday, 14 February, on suspicion of conspiracy to supply Class A drugs and later released under investigation.

[P] A 31-year-old man was arrested on Thursday, 14 February, on suspicion of possession of a Class B drug and ordered to pay a fixed penalty notice.