crack house


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crack house

n. Slang
A building or apartment where crack cocaine is regularly sold, used, or produced.
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Translations

crack house

nBezugsstelle ffür Crack, Crackhaus nt
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The order is commonly known as a crack house closure and, if granted, would give police the power to proceed straight to the property, remove the occupant and board up the house.
Officers successfully applied for a crack house closure order at Llandudno earlier this week.
RESIDENTS spoke of their relief after police closed down another Teesside crack house.
THE owner of a crack house which made the lives of residents in Wirral a misery has been evicted by police.
It is the second crack house in Cardiff to be closed in three weeks following the introduction of new police powers.
A crack house was closed down in St Helens and assets worth almost pounds 80, 000 were taken from criminals.
sam.beattie@eveninggazette.co.uk A MAN has been kicked out of a home for the elderly he was using as a crack house.
HOUSING bosses and police have closed down a crack house in the Everton area of the city.
Under so-called "crack house" laws, police are allowed to close premises menacing the local community.
For years, residents living near a city centre pub discovered to be a sordid crack house have suffered a litany of misery.
Police also seized 10 vehicles and closed a crack house during the raids yesterday.
A GROUP of tenants who helped get rid of a "crack house" are celebrating after bagging an award for their public spiritedness.