arrests after cannabis is seized by Burnham-On-Sea police
have arrested two people and seized a large quantity of cannabis
during two drugs raids in the Burnham-On-Sea area over the past
In the first raid on Thursday (December 29th), officers found
a purpose-built cannabis tent at a house in Rooksbridge.
"A substantial quantity of cannabis plants and growing equipment
was seized, which will be destroyed," Sgt Ian Kennett told
He added that a 45 year-old-man was later arrested and admitted
production of cannabis.
a second raid on Friday (December 30th) officers found a home-made
cultivation set-up in a house in Highbridge, where lighting equipment
and cannabis was also seized. A 33-year-old man was arrested and
is on police bail.
"The public can report any suspicions about drug dealing
or cannabis being grown in the Burnham area and can be confident
that their identity will remain confidential," added Sgt
"Wherever possible, the police will take positive action
to remove drugs from our communities."
Pictured: Top, some of the cannabis plants that were seized