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Watch as police raid cannabis factory in Preston

Posted on - 28th March, 2017 - 6:25pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Plungington, Preston City Centre, Preston News

Police have raided more homes in Preston as part of a crackdown on drug dealing.

A cannabis factory was discovered in Haysworth Street in the Plungington area on Tuesday (28 March) morning.

Further raids took place and saw a 21-year-old woman and 29-year-old man were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply after a quantity of cannabis was recovered at an address in Adelphi Street.

A 45-year-old man was arrested at an address in Fylde Road on suspicion of possession with intent to supply. A bag of brown powder, believed to be heroin, was also found.

Inside the cannabis factory uncovered by Preston Police
Inside the cannabis factory uncovered by Preston Police

Read more: Monday drugs raids see three arrests

Branded Operation Nexus the crackdown on organised crime in the city continues throughout the week – it follows a number of serious and violent incidents in the city.

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