of cannabis plants seized in Burnham's biggest-ever drugs raid
half a million pounds worth of cannabis plants were seized in
Burnham-On-Sea's biggest ever drugs raid on Monday, December 3rd.
swooped on Patricia Close, off St Christopher's Way, and found
an astonishing 600 cannabis plants throughout the property.
is the largest cannabis factory we've found in Burnham,"
Sgt Ian Kennett from Burnham Police told town councillors at a
meeting on Monday evening.
seized over half a million pounds worth of cannabis plants from
what was an incredibly professional set-up."
600 plants were taken away, each with a street value of £1,000."
added that further enquiries are ongoing and that the plants have
been taken away for analysis.
acting on itelligence from the local community, carried out the
raid this afternoon in the normally surroundings of Patricia Close.
vans and cars were at the scene throughout the day, as pictured
here, as the plants and equipment was taken away.
Mayor, Cllr Ken Smout, praised police and told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"I and the whole council congratulate the police on this,
which will take a lot of drugs off streets in the region. I would
urge anyone in our community who has suspicions about drug dealing
or cultivation to get in contact with the police."