A Closure Order has been issued on a Rickmansworth house over drugs and anti-social behaviour.
Three Rivers District Council secured the order on a property at Barn Lea in Mill End.
It prevents anyone other than the tenant and their support services from entering for three months. Anyone breaching the order can be arrested.
The council stepped in following persistent and continuous anti-social and disorderly behaviour at the premises. Neighbours complained of littering, disorderly behaviour, drugs paraphernalia and littering.
Councillor Roger Seabourne, Lead Member for Community Safety, said: “Three Rivers District Council is committed to taking action against ASB, crime and disorder including cuckooing by working in partnership with the community, the police and housing providers. These closure orders demonstrate the determination of our Community Safety Partnership to protect our communities”.
Leader of the council, Sara Bedford said: “We thank the local community in supporting us, we also thank Hertfordshire Police and Thrive Homes partnership. We want people to continue to report their concerns about their neighbours, friends or relatives who may have become victimised in this way.
“It is vital that the public continue to work with us so that we can take action to safeguard the person, investigate those people who have taken over their home and continue to build up intelligence.”
Please report Anti-social behaviour on the non-emergency Police number 101 – in an emergency call 999 or email Three Rivers District Council on firstname.lastname@example.org