crack house


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crack house

n. a house or dwelling where crack (sense 7) is sold and used. (Drugs.) In one dilapidated neighborhood, there is a crack house on every block.
See also: crack, house
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A CRACK HOUSE has been shut down after a court was told of day and night drug use - and a nine-year-old girl smoking from a foil wrapper.
We now have several streets where many homes have been boarded up like the crack house at Beechwood.
Every right-thinking person fully supports the action that is taken in closing down crack houses.
WORCESTER - City police shut down what one official called "a crack house on wheels" earlier this week when they arrested three people in a van on drug trafficking charges, they said.
POLICE have shut another crack house in Wirral as the total war on drugs continues.
She said: "By securing both the injunction and the crack house closure residents should feel a significant impact from our work.
Five months after its last finale--when an earthquake shook up the titular LA neighborhood and the lives of the Sutton family--these new episodes find the clan's patriarch, Eddie (Russell Hornsby), helping a young girl he saves from a crack house while his three children wrestle with their own issues.
Police officers have used a crack house closure order to shut the Bay View Hotel, in Newcomen Terrace, for eight weeks.
POLICE kept up the war on drugs after closing another crack house in Middlesbrough.
In the East Middlesbrough neighbourhood policing area, actions include three crack house closures, 17 ASBOs issued and 191 properties given Smartwater anti-burglary treatment.
While on the subject, I would like to praise the young man, Carl John, for putting together the film Crack House shown on TV last week.
The operation and enforcement action led to two search warrants, two arrests, proceedings for the crack house closure started and 16 interviews carried out by Middlesbrough Council's neighbourhood safety team and the neighbourhood policing team.
The crack house closure was carried out by police in St Aidan's Drive, Middlesbrough yesterday.
After all, the Atlanta Braves left fielder spent the offseason surfing off the coast of Costa Rica, scuba diving in Palm Beach, hunting wild boar with a bow and arrow, and accompanying a SWAT team when it raided a crack house.