Man charged with dealing after guns found in south London

Police have charged a person suspected of dealing Class A medicine after a cache of guns was found on the tackle he was arrested in.

On Monday (March 29), a spokesperson for the Met Police confirmed that 28-year-old Justin Simister had been charged with possession with intent to produce Class A medicine after he was arrested final week.

He was charged throughout an look at Bromley Magistrates Court on Saturday (March 27).

Police mentioned he has since been detained on remand and is because of seem at Woolwich Crown Court on April 23.

The raid that led to the 28-year-old’s arrest befell on Thursday, March 25, on Camberwell New Road in Kennington.

A complete of eight individuals have been launched underneath investigation for the reason that raid in relation to discovery of three firearms and ammunition on the tackle.

Possession of firearm offences has risen in current months in accordance with official Met Police information.

Statistics obtainable on the Met Police web site present that reported possession of firearm crimes in London rose from 25 in December 2020 to 30 in January 2021 and 39 final month (February 2021).

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