VIDEO: Cannabis Plants Seized in East Lancs Drugs Raids

18 days ago
VIDEO: Cannabis plants seized in East Lancs drugs raids. SIXTEEN cannabis plants were seized by police after morning raids in Rishton today. -> Watch at Blackburn Citizen

Drug Patch Man Thought Plants Were Strawberries

10 days ago
Drug patch man thought plants were strawberries. A man who believed he was growing strawberry plants in his back garden got a shock when the plants turned out to be cannabis... -> Read more at Blackpool Gazette

Cannabis Plants Recovered - Breck Road, Everton

20 days ago
Cannabis Plants Recovered - Breck Road, Everton. Merseyside Police can confirm a man has been arrested after 150 cannabis plants were found at a property in Everton yesterday (Tuesday, 2 September). Officers found the cannabis plants after executing a warrant at a property on Breck Road at about 9.20am. A 44-year-old man was arrested a short time later on suspicion of cannabis production. He is currently being questioned by officers and remains in custody at this time. Officers from the forces' MSOC Cannabis Dismantling Team are at the property carrying out further enquiries. An investigation to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident is ongoing. Neighbourhood Sergeant Amy Smith, said: "Cannabis has a hugely damaging effect on communities and the plants seize... -> Read more at Merseyside Police

More Than £100,000 Worth of Cannabis Seized

15 days ago
More than £100,000 worth of cannabis seized. Four warrants were carried out at addresses in Hermitage Street and Chapel Street in Rishton on Friday, September 5, and altogether 16 plants were found. -> Read more at Accrington Observer

Man Arrested After Police Find 150 Cannabis Plants at House in Everton

20 days ago
Man arrested after police find 150 cannabis plants at house in Everton. Officers discovered the plants after searching a property on Breck Road at 9.20am this morning -> Read more at Liverpool Echo

£250,000 Drugs Seized in East Lancs Raid

12 days ago
£250,000 drugs seized in East Lancs raid. CANNABIS worth an estimated £250,000 was seized by police who swooped on a house in Nelson. -> Read more at This Is Lancashire

Cannabis Worth Up to £640,000 Seized During Raid on North Liverpool House

4 days ago
Cannabis worth up to £640,000 seized during raid on north Liverpool house. Man quizzed on suspicion of cannabis cultivation following bust -> Read more at Liverpool Echo

Police Seize £100K of Cannabis in East Lancs Raids

17 days ago
Police seize £100K of cannabis in East Lancs raids. MORE than £100,000 worth of cannabis has been seized after a major crackdown by police. -> Read more at Blackburn Citizen

Cannabis Seized in Dallam Raid

13 days ago
Cannabis seized in Dallam raid. POLICE have questioned a 37-year-old man after a cannabis farm was raided in Dallam on Tuesday. -> Read more at Warrington Guardian

Cannabis Farms Targeted by Police

18 days ago
Cannabis farms targeted by police. Cannabis farms across East Lancashire have been targeted in a series of warrants which have uncovered nearly 300 plants worth in excess of £100,000... -> Read more at Burnley Express

Cannabis Farm Discovered - Anfield

4 days ago
Cannabis Farm Discovered - Anfield. Merseyside Police can confirm officers executed a Misuse of Drugs Act Warrant this morning (Friday, 19 September) at a property in Anfield and uncovered a cannabis farm. Officers executed the warrant this morning at the property on Townsend Lane. Following a search of the property officers found more than 790 plants over three floors. The plants and hydroponics system are currently being removed from the property and the search is on-going. A male Vietnamese national was arrested at the scene on suspicion of cannabis cultivation (age unknown at this time). At this time the street value of the plants recovered is estimated to be between £320K and £640K. The plants are still in the process of being assessed. Inspector Paddy Kelly, said: "Thi... -> Read more at Merseyside Police

Man, 22, Charged over Drugs Haul

25 days ago
Man, 22, charged over drugs haul. A St Helens man appeared in court last week accused of possession of more than £1,000 worth of cannabis and amphetamine with intent to supply... -> Read more at St Helens Reporter

Cheshire Police Nominated for Green Award

29 days ago
Cheshire Police nominated for green award. CHESHIRE Police has been shortlisted for an award in recognition for an environmentally friendly way of destroying cannabis plants. -> Read more at This Is Cheshire

Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Drugs And Firearms Offences Following The Execution Of A Warrant In Huyton

53 days ago
Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Drugs And Firearms Offences Following The Execution Of A Warrant In Huyton. Officers from Knowsley have arrested a man and recovered a quantity of cannabis plants and what's believed to be a firearm after executing a warrant at a house in Halewood this afternoon Thursday, 31 July. Officers executed a Misuse of Drugs Act warrant at the house on Arncliffe Road, just after 1pm, and a search was carried out. Approximately nine cannabis plants were found in a bedroom and officers also recovered what's believed to be a Section One firearm, silencer and seven rounds of ammunition. The firearm and a silencer have now been forensically recovered for further testing and a full investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident is continuing. A 39-... -> Read more at Merseyside Police

Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Drugs And Firearms Offences Following The Execution Of A Warrant In Halewood

53 days ago
Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Drugs And Firearms Offences Following The Execution Of A Warrant In Halewood. Officers from Knowsley have arrested a man and recovered a quantity of cannabis plants and what's believed to be a firearm after executing a warrant at a house in Halewood this afternoon Thursday, 31 July. Officers executed a Misuse of Drugs Act warrant at the house on Arncliffe Road, just after 1pm, and a search was carried out. Approximately nine cannabis plants were found in a bedroom and officers also recovered what's believed to be a Section One firearm, silencer and seven rounds of ammunition. The firearm and a silencer have now been forensically recovered for further testing and a full investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident is continuing. A 3... -> Read more at Merseyside Police

Pub Boss Caught with Toxic Vodka

18 days ago
Pub boss caught with toxic vodka. A St Helens man has been jailed after a staggering 1,000 litres of dangerous fake booze were seized from a local pub... -> Read more at St Helens Reporter

Thieves Continue to Target Plants at Knutsford Station

45 days ago
Thieves continue to target plants at Knutsford station. THE theft of plants from Knutsford station has escalated over the past few weeks, prompting volunteers to remove the remainder of the greenery in case it too is stolen. -> Read more at Knutsford Guardian

Market Trader Given Suspended Jail Sentence for Role in Cannabis Farm

41 days ago
Market trader given suspended jail sentence for role in cannabis farm. A WARRINGTON Market trader who operated a cannabis farm in Wales claimed he needed the growth as he drinks a lot of cannabis tea for health reasons. -> Read more at Warrington Guardian

Centurions Reserves Smash Through 1000 Point Barrier

48 days ago
Centurions reserves smash through 1000 point barrier. Leigh Centurions Reserves went through the one thousand points barrier in only their 18th league game of the season after defeating Oldham 74-0 at Leigh East last week. -> Read more at Leigh Reporter

West Cumbrian Man Had £2,000 of Cannabis

24 days ago
West Cumbrian man had £2,000 of cannabis. A man who grew more than £2,000 worth of cannabis in his home has been given a community order. -> Read more at News & Star

Cumbrian Man Had £2,000 of Cannabis

24 days ago
Cumbrian man had £2,000 of cannabis. A man who grew more than £2,000 worth of cannabis in his home has been given a community order. -> Read more at News & Star

Mum and Son are Fined After Kittens Seized

12 days ago
Mum and son are fined after kittens seized. Simon and Eunice Burrows, both of Princess Street in Accrington, had three kittens seized from their home. -> Read more at Accrington Observer

Son Forced Mum to Grow £26,000 Worth of Cannabis

20 days ago
Son forced mum to grow £26,000 worth of cannabis. A ‘soft touch’ grandmother grew cannabis with a street value of up to £26,000 because her son wanted to go to Disneyland. -> Read more at Lancashire Evening Post

Accrington Gardener's Cannabis Discovered

41 days ago
Accrington gardener's cannabis discovered. A GARDENER was caught with a £1,200 stash of cannabis after he and friends clubbed together to buy drugs for a festival, a court heard. -> Read more at Blackburn Citizen

Cumbrian Man Admits Growing and Supplying Cannabis

42 days ago
Cumbrian man admits growing and supplying cannabis. A 22-year-old man has admitted his part in the production and supply of cannabis from a property in Cleator Moor. -> Read more at News & Star