arrested after cannabis plants are seized by Burnham Police
man has been arrested by Burnham-On-Sea Police this week after
cannabis plants were found growing in his garden.
were responding to a separate incident at an address in New Road,
East Hunstpill, when they discovered a number of cannabis plants
being grown in a rear garden and shed at the property.
say the plants would have had a substantial yield when fully mature.
man was arrested on suspicion of production of cannabis and is
helping Police with their enquiries.
Bartlett of Burnham Police told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Any
person dealing, cultivating or being in possession of cannabis,
a class B drug, will be dealt with robustly."
in possession of cannabis can be subject to a five-year prison
term and if caught being in possession with intent to supply or
production can lead to a 12-year prison term."
has strong links to mental health illnesses and can be the 'gateway
drug' to other drugs."
have asked that residents with information about drugs should
contact Burnham-On-Sea Police via 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800