COCAINE and £2,000 in cash have been discovered by police during a raid on a house in Croydon. Officers searched two addresses in Croydon as part of an operation targeting gangs in Lambeth. In total 17 men and one woman aged between 18 and 40-years-old were arrested for a range of offences including conspiracy to supply Class A drugs, namely crack heroin and crack cocaine, robbery and immigration offences. Some 400 officers took part in the dawn raids today (Tuesday) which covered 21 addresses, including 18 in Lambeth and one in Sutton. The operation was led by the Trident gangs unit, officers from Lambeth and the Met's Territorial Support Group. All those arrested have been taken to police stations in south and central London where they remain in custody.
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