Closure of Bangor "drugs den" granted by Caernarfon Magistrates Court

Published date: 27 March 2017 |
Published by: Arron Evans
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Mount Street, Bangor 

A Bangor property associated with drug use and antisocial behaviour has been closed for three months.

On Friday, March 24, the closure order for Flat 1, Llawr Y Ddinas, on Mount Street was granted by Caernarfon Magistrates Court following an application by North Wales Police.

Evidence was delivered to the court that the property was associated with the supply and use of Class A drugs and anti-social behaviour.

The property has been sealed and will be closed until June 23. It is now an offence for any one to enter the premises.

Inspector Owain Llewelyn said: “This send out a hard message to those people who persistently cause misery to the law abiding members of the community. We are grateful to the local residents who worked with us to successfully obtain the closure order.

“We will continue to take action against those who engage in such activity.”

The closure order was made under the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act of 2014, whereby magistrates are empowered to issue the order when they are satisfied that the premises in question is being used in connection with the use of Class A drugs and that the property is associated with serious disorder and nuisance.

Anyone who has information relating to drug dealing and drug crime is asked to contact North Wales Police on 101 or contact the control room direct via the new web live chat http://www.north-wales.police.uk/contact/chat-support.aspx
 

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