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Cannabis farm unearthed after men arrested

20 Apr 2016 16:00 PM

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Police in Sunderland have unearthed a cannabis farm.

The cannabis farm was found by police in an address in Blind Lane in Sunderland - around 50 mature plants were seized by police.

Electricity in the property had also been tampered with and was made safe by an electrician.

The Blind Lane property was searched after three men were arrested on suspicion of conspire/concerned in the supply of controlled drugs in Vane Street in the city.

Sunderland West Neighbourhood Policing Team Sergeant, Ash Hopper, said: "This was a sizeable cannabis farm that has been dismantled and disrupted and taken off our streets. Our efforts to tackle drugs and drug supply will continue and we will continue to take action to target those suspected of being involved."

To report concerns around drugs and drug supply ring Northumbria Police on 101. If you do not want to speak to police information can be reported to the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 

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