Two areas of Croydon stand out when it comes to drugs related crime

The areas of Croydon where drugs related crime is most prevalent ave been revealed.

The latest figures recorded by the Metropolitan Police show that 140 incidents of drugs related crime were reported in Croydon for the month of November.

The statistics are broken down into 14 categories, ranging from burglary, to possession of weapons, to anti-social behavious.

For the 27 different policing boroughs there is a clear difference when it comes to drugs though.

Croydon Town centre had the most reported crimes in this particular category with 22, while Coulsdon East was the only ward to see a 0 beside its name.

Click on the photos above to browse through the total reported crime numbers for each Croydon borough for November and also where in the borough those offences took place.

Below is a breakdown of every police ward in Croydon, ranked in order of total number of drugs related crimes:

Croydon Town Centre – 22

Broad Green – 19

Selhurst – 13

West Thornton – 9

Fairfield – 8

South Norwood – 7

Waddon – 7

Bensham Manor – 6

Thornton Heath – 6

Woodside – 5

New Addington – 4

Addiscombe – 4

Upper Norwood – 3

Ashburton – 3

Croham – 3

Coulsdon West – 3

Crystal Palace – 3

Shirley – 3

Kenley – 3

Heathfield – 2

Crystal Palace Triangle – 2

Selsdon and Ballards – 2

Fieldway – 1

Norbury – 1

Purley – 1

Coulsdon East – 0

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