Man arrested after cannabis farm discovered on Fulwood street

Posted on - 16th April, 2024 - 3:37pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Fulwood, Lancashire Police, Preston Locations, Preston News
Cannabis farm discovered in Fulwood
Cannabis farm discovered in Fulwood

A man has been arrested after the discovery of a cannabis farm in Preston. 

Officers attended an address on Balfour Road in Fulwood yesterday (15 April) after being tipped off by people in the community.

Upon entering the property, officers discovered around 200 mature cannabis plants. There was also evidence that the electricity had been bypassed. 

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A 23-year-old man was arrested and is currently in custody being questioned on suspicion of cannabis cultivation. 

A spokesperson for police said: “Operation Warrior is Lancashire Police’s response to tackling serious and organised crime in Lancashire. 

“It aims to target the individuals and gangs involved in crime, as well as associated issues such as violence and intimidation, large scale drug supply, exploitation, and fraud, all of which can cause serious harm to local communities. 

“If you have any concerns or information about crime happening in your area, you can report this to us by calling 101 or 999 in an emergency, online via our website  or anonymously to Crimestoppers via 0800 555 111.”

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