June 6, 2011
factory discovered during police raid in Burnham-On-Sea
cannabis factory has been discovered by police during a raid on
a home in a quiet area of Burnham-On-Sea.
fire crews helped police officers gain entry to a house during
the raid in Rectory Road on Sunday afternoon (June 5th), as exclusively
front door of the home was smashed open to gain access, where
a large quantity of cannabis and drugs-making equipment was discovered.
A ladder was also used by officers to access the first floor of
officers were at the scene throughout Sunday and today (Monday)
as their investigations got underway.
crews were initially called to the home amid concern that a fire
had broken out inside - but this proved incorrect.
house is understood to have been vacant for several months since
the previous occupiers moved out.
Fire and police crews at the scene of the raid in Rectory Road
on Sunday afternoon