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.
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.
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.
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.
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‘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.’