Woman and eight men slapped with fines after being caught by police having house party - with 'large quantity' of drugs also found

A WOMAN and eight men were slapped with fines after being caught by police having a house party where a ‘large quantity’ of drugs and cash were also found.

Tuesday, 2nd March 2021, 3:57 pm

Police confirmed a 49-year-old woman from Eastleigh was reported for summons in relation to a fixed penalty notice after breaching Covid-19 regulations following the party at Nightingale Avenue in the town at around 1.30pm on Saturday.

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After a search of the property, officers located eight men from both Eastleigh and Southampton in the garden and an upstairs bedroom of the property.

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They were all reported for summons for breaching Covid-19 regulations for consideration of a fixed penalty notice.

A police spokesman said: ‘Under the current national restrictions you should not be meeting with anyone outside of your household or support bubble, either indoors or outdoors, to limit the spread of Covid-19.

‘During the search, a large quantity of Class B drugs were located alongside a quantity of cash and other drug-related paraphernalia inside a vehicle seen at the property. Police enquiries are still ongoing at this stage to establish the circumstances involved.’

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