arrested after £500,000 of drugs are seized in police raid
police have been involved in a major drugs raid in which more
than half a million pounds of cannabis plants have been seized.
raid in Burtle was executed early on Friday morning (January 6th)
after police received intelligence from a police helicopter using
its thermal imaging camera.
search warrant was executed by police officers, who found the
property had been set up as a large cannabis cultivation factory.
than 500 cannabis plants were seized with a value in excess of
half a million pounds. Officers found a man of Vietnamese origin
inside, who was arrested and charged.
room was set up as a nursery for the plants while on the first
floor the bedrooms were set up as growing rooms.
house was rented out in mid November last year and anyone with
information should contact the police via Crimestoppers on 0800