Honiton: Eviction looms for dishonest tenants

A REDUCTION in crime in Honiton is thanks to you – the public. That s what neighbourhood beat manager Pc Ian Atyeo told a meeting of Honiton Town Council last week.

A REDUCTION in crime in Honiton is thanks to you - the public.

That's what neighbourhood beat manager Pc Ian Atyeo told a meeting of Honiton Town Council last week.

"As long as we keep getting information from the public, we will carry on targeting addresses," he said, referring to recent operations to tackle drug-related crime.

He added: "We are working with landlords and making them aware that their tenants are involved in criminal activity.


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"Those landlords are considering issuing notices, requiring tenants to quit the premises."

Councillors welcomed recent initiatives carried out by police in the town, including drugs raids.

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Former policeman Councillor Vernon Whitlock said the figures prove the action is "positive".

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