Officer found drugs farm after routine call

Action: Preston Crown Court

Action: Preston Crown Court

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A police officer making inquiries about a motoring incident stumbled upon a cannabis farm in a terraced house in Preston.

Debra Quinn, 51, and Gary Jones, 51, lived together at the house in Fazackerley Street, Ashton when the officer called following a road traffic accident.

But inside the house he noticed there was a strong smell of cannabis and asked Jones if there was any of the drug in the property. Jones produced a bag of cannabis from a drawer in the kitchen but when he was asked if there was any more cannabis in the house he claimed there was not. The officer went upstairs where he found a locked room.


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