cannabis factory uncovered by Burnham-On-Sea Police
uncovered a cannabis factory in Highbridge on Tuesday (November
20th) during a force-wide 'day of action' against criminality
across the region.
swooped on a home in Burnham Road this morning where they found
the cannabis growing operation.
were seized and two people a man aged 34 and woman aged
24 - were arrested on suspicion of the cultivation of the drugs,"
a spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
306 people were arrested across the Avon and Somerset force region
during the day.
was one of the largest 'Operation Relentless' initiatives since
its launch in 2005. During that time there have been more than
Anthony Bangham, Gold Commander for the operation, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"Relentless has been running for seven years and has two
main aims reinforcing what we do on daily basis in targeting
criminals head-on and providing further public reassurance through
visible high impact policing."
we have arrested more than 300 criminals, which sends out a strong
message that crime does not pay in Avon and Somerset. Some of
the people we have arrested today have been a blight on their
some of those offenders have been arrested as a result of intelligence
and information provided by members of the public, acting as our
'eyes and ears.'"
added that the operation was intended to provide reassurance to
communities and make them feel safe where they live and work.