Positive Arrests Made by Kirk Ella Neighbourhood Policing Team (NPT) in May 2012
During the busy Fake Festival event in Brough on Saturday 12 May, two men in their early 20s were cautioned for attempt possession of cocaine. Another man was issued a Section 27 dispersal notice which he later breached. He was interviewed and reported for summons.
At the same event, a woman was found in possession of cannabis and issued with a warning. Another woman was found in possession of magic mushrooms and cautioned. A third woman was cautioned for attempted possession of cocaine, and one man was taken home and issued a Section 5 Public Order ticket after causing trouble in the event. All the above mentioned are aged early 20s. Additionally, 10 Section 27 notices were issued in the event, along with six stop and searches conducted.
PC Andy White from Kirk Ella NPT said: “The Neighbourhood Policing Team has been carrying out a drug initiative throughout the area in May, and Fake Festival was part of that initiative.
“The findings from this particular event have been very pleasing, and we continue to take action in dealing with any people involved in this activity.
A few days after Fake Festival on Hessle Foreshore, a man was found in possession of cannabis and given a warning.
A 16-year-old teenager was charged in Brough for theft of mail, handling stolen wine, shop theft and damage to a window in a house. He was charged to Beverley Juvenile Court to attend in June 2012.
Another 16-year-old teenager in Brough was charged from the same incident with handling stolen mail, criminal damage to a shed and attempt possession of a class b drug. He was charged to Beverley Juvenile Court to attend in June 2012.
Inspector Andy Woodhead of Humberside Police said: “Drugs are not a major problem in Kirk Ella and Brough. Nevertheless, we have been conducting a drug’s initiative and as the findings show, we have successfully made the area an even safer place.
“Humberside police have a zero-tolerance policy on drugs, and we endeavour to continue working to further reduce the issue.”
PCSO Clayton is also engaging schools in an anti-graffiti campaign which will be the target for Kirk Ella NPT in the month of June.