Thomas Acworth and Thomas Evans successfully defend clients charged with drugs offences after Operation Eternal

7th August 2023

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Two of 3PB's crime and regulatory barristers Thomas AcworthThomas AcworthCall: 2014 and Thomas EvansThomas EvansCall: 2010 (picture left to right) successfully represented two people arrested whilst fleeing their North London property along with a third male. In excess of 11kg of cocaine and more than £40,000 in cash was seized at the house.

The execution of the search warrant of their property was part of the Metropolitan Police's Operation Eternal, a major operation launched in April 2020 to target organised crime networks in London.

Following a 5-day trial at Harrow Crown Court both clients were found not guilty of possessing the cocaine with intent to supply by the jury.

If you wish to instruct either Tom Acworth or Tom Evans, or see about their availability, please contact their clerk Stuart Pringle on [email protected] or call him on 01962 868884. .