Peace restored to neighbourhood after tenant's prostitute and crack lair closed

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Legal

A Coventry man who allowed his social home to be used for a crack den and hang-out for prostitutes has been convicted. West Midlands Police gained a premises closure order and landlord Whitefriars Housing has issued possession proceedings to evict tenant Gary Paxton. A court heard that drug user Paxton, 48, allowed prostitutes and other members of the public to use Class A drugs at his home in Alpha House, Barras Green. Whitefriars worked closely with police to obtain the evidence so that a conv...

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