Wimbledon Woman On West End Drug Charges

Police operation tackles drug offences

A Wimbledon woman is one of 20 people charged with drug offences following a police operation in the West End.

Nadia Pecco, aged 33, Smithwood Close, Wimbledon, has been remanded in custody to appear before Southwark Crown Court on June 12.

The charge was part of Operation Trafalgar which is targeting street dealers in Soho. The covert operation involved officers observing people they suspected of selling heroin and cocaine.

Operation Trafalgar launched on 29 March with extra officers deployed in Westminster to reduce robberies, violence, sex crimes and vehicle crime.

The full list of those charged on Saturday (May 19) is:

Paul Saunders - (6/7/77) - of Lordship Road, N16. He was bailed to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Monday, 21 May.

Tyrone Castello - (7/6/77) - of Asylum Road London, SE15. He will appear in custody at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Monday, 21 May.

The remaining eighteen people appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court on 19 May.

Gary Reid - 46, (16/05/66) - of Kings Cross Road, WC1 pleaded guilty to offering to supply 'Class A' drugs. He will be sentenced on a date to be confirmed.

Thirteen men and three women were remanded in custody to appear at Southwark Crown Court on 12 June. They are:

Michael Davidson - D.O.B:10/10/1960 - of Harlington Road, West Feltham
Paul Wright - D.O.B:16/08/1963 - of Punchard Crescent, Enfield
Anthony Drake - D.O.B:01/01/1969 - of Swallands Road SE6
Agnes Nakanda - D.O.B:14/04/1970 - of Barry Road NW10
Alton Chambers - D.O.B:04/04/1972 - of Acton Lane NW10
Michael Ellis - D.O.B:08/11/1967 - of Princess Mansions, Coldharbour Lane SW9
Nadia Pecco - D.O.B:20/08/1978 - of Smithwood Close SW19
Opal Gowdie - D.O.B:27/09/1965 - of Prioress Road SE27
Trevor Weekes - D.O.B:20/12/1974 - of Rosebery Avenue EC1R
George Thompson - D.O.B:03/03/89 - of Colindale Avenue, Hendon
Tanya Edwards - D.O.B:04/10/1975 - of The Link, Enfield EN3
Daniel Brown-Morgan - D.O.B:03/01/1987 - of St Kitts Terrace, SE19
Richard McKrieth - D.O.B:10/03/1964 - of Stroud Green, Finsbury Park N4
Libra Charles - D.O.B:09/11/1994 - of Bramley Hill, South Croydon
Reginald Davis - D.O.B:22/02/1954 - of Dagnall Park SE25
Nadine Charlton - D.O.B:21/02/1976 - of Metford Crescent, Enfield.

One woman was given bail by the court (next due on a date to be confirmed). She is:
Judy Charles - (30/11/1964) - Fordingley Road W9.

May 20, 2012