Preston Police have discovered a cannabis farm at an address in Clara Street, just off London Road in Fishwick.Advertisement
Officers from the neighbourhood policing team located the farm, which had around 60 plants, on Monday 22 January after concerns were raised by the local community.
Evidence was also found that the electricity had been bypassed, meaning the home had an alternate power supply for growing the cannabis.
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A man from Blackburn, 41, was arrested on suspicion of cultivation of cannabis and abstracting electricity.
He has been released on bail whilst investigations continue.
Police said the raid was part of Operation Warrior – aimed at tackling serious and organised crime in Lancashire.
If you have any concerns or information about crime happening in your area, you can report this by calling 101 or 999 in an emergency, online via Report an Incident – Lancashire Constabulary – Report Online or anonymously to Crimestoppers via 0800 555 111.
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