Police find greenhouse full of cannabis in second drugs raid in Wisbech today

PUBLISHED: 16:52 23 September 2009 | UPDATED: 09:16 02 June 2010

Cannabis raid Ramnoth Road, Wisbech

Cannabis raid Ramnoth Road, Wisbech

EXCLUSIVE BY ADAM LAZZARI WISBECH police have carried out a second drugs raid today, discovered a greenhouse packed with cannabis plants and made a third arrest. The second raid was carried out at a property on Ramnoth Road at around 10.40am. Officers fou

Police officers force their way into the Osborne Road property at 6.40am today

EXCLUSIVE

BY ADAM LAZZARI

WISBECH police have carried out a second drugs raid today, discovered a greenhouse packed with cannabis plants and made a third arrest.

The second raid was carried out at a property on Ramnoth Road at around 10.40am.

Officers found five, seven foot cannabis plants, packed into a greenhouse and arrested a 34-year-old man on suspicion of cultivating cannabis.

Fours hours earlier a raid was carried out at a property on Osborne Road and a 34-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman were arrested on suspicion of possession of Class A drugs.

A police dog found numerous packets containing a small amount of white powder.

All three people were taken to Wisbech Police Station to be interviewed.

Police said the raids are not linked in any way.

All of the drugs have been sent away to be tested and valued but Wisbech sergeant Dave Bax believed the cannabis to be worth at least £1,000 and had been at the property for several months.

He said: "The fight against drug supply and use continues, and police will act on information received from the public about the illegal drug use.

"These arrests resulted from good information from the local community and I would urge people to keep coming forward. We can't find drugs if we're not looking for them."

Anyone with information about drug use should either call 0345 456 4564, or Crime Stoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

The police can also be contacted at www.cambs.police.uk website where a message can be sent to the team 24 hours a day.


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