Two cannabis farms raided in 24 hours in Ashton-on-Ribble

Posted on - 2nd April, 2020 - 3:25pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Crime, Preston News, Uncategorized
Cannabis found in Thorntrees Avenue

Police working on the west side of Preston smashed open two huge cannabis grows on Wednesday.


Officers acting on information from the public raided a house in Thorntrees Avenue, Lea, to discover more than 200 plants and equipment growing on the ground floor of the property.

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Later that evening, officers discovered a second grow in Chain Caul Way, containing seven tents and equipment.

the equipment has ben dismantled and sent away for forensic examination.

The cannabis farm in Chain Caul Way

A Preston Police spokesperson said: “We will continue to tackle the production and supply of illegal drugs but we need the help of our communities and I would encourage anyone who has anyone information to come forward and contact police so that we can take action.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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