Famous and Fighting Crime is a new TV show to Channel 4.
The series started Monday, February 11th 2019.
Sandi Bogle, Jamie Laing, Penny Lancaster and Katie Piper all volunteer with local police force to get a first-hand look at crime in the UK.
The second episode of the show was particularly harrowing for one of the celebrities.
Here’s what happened in episode 2…
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Jamie Laing’s Drugs Raid
Made in Chelsea’s Jamie Laing joined a specialist police unit that carries out drugs raids in episode 2.
He and the team uncovered a factory filled with an estimated £100,000 worth of cannabis plants.
The whole factory had to be dismantled and the plants, incinerated.
Sandi Bogle’s Nephew
In episode 2 Gogglebox star Sandi Bogle witnessed the arrest of a 23-year-old man who was in possession of a bladed article.
PC Tom Carden said: “The dangers we’re facing now is a lot of knife crime. it never used to be this bad.”
After the arrest, Sandi and PC Carden were in the car together when she said: “My nephew was stabbed in Norbury, he was 23.”
Sandi said that her nephew, Bjorn Brown, was going to the shops on his own and he was stabbed three times in 2017.
There are no words when you lose somebody like that.
Sandi said that in that same day two or three other people got stabbed and since then it’s not stopped.
She continued: “Something needs to be done about it, this is why I’m out here now.”
Penny Gets Called Out
Penny Lancaster’s team head to a man who was said to be threatening members of the public in episode 2.
He was said to be on diazepam and methadone.
The team had to face the violent suspect unarmed and used a spit hood in the arrest.
Penny said she took a step back from the arrest as she was still shaken up from the previous day.
She said: “Anything could happen and my life really is at risk.”
WATCH FAMOUS AND FIGHTING CRIME ON CHANNEL 4 FROM MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11TH.