Man charged with growing cannabis after police raid Lancs home with 100 plants

A man has been arrested after police raided a cannabis farm with nearly 100 plants in the Hyndburn district of Lancashire yesterday (Tuesday, March 9).

Wednesday, 10th March 2021, 3:04 pm
Updated Wednesday, 10th March 2021, 3:26 pm

The 24-year-old Albanian was arrested at a home in Blackburn Road, Rishton after officers uncovered a "sophisticated cannabis cultivation setup" inside.

Police said nearly 100 plants found across both floors of the home have been seized and will be destroyed.

The man has now been charged and remanded for the offence of cannabis cultivation and will appear in court today (Wednesday, March 10).

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A 24-year-old Albanian man was arrested at a home in Blackburn Road, Great Harwood after officers uncovered a "sophisticated cannabis cultivation setup" with 100 plants inside. Pic: Lancashire Police

Another cannabis farm was discovered yesterday in Lostock Hall, near Preston. You can read more about the police raid by visiting the link below.

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