Three men arrested after Preston cannabis farm raid

Three men have been arrested after a cannabis farm was raided in Deepdale.

Friday, 26th March 2021, 3:12 pm
Updated Friday, 26th March 2021, 3:26 pm

The illegal grow was uncovered at a terraced home in Arkwright Road on Wednesday (March 24), where a team of officers executed a warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act.

Pictures show officers in white overalls entering the home equipped with cutting tools and ladders to dismantle the plants.

Lancashire Police said three men have been arrested, aged 21, 28 and 49.

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Police dismantled the cannabis farm at a terraced home in Arkwright Road, Preston on Wednesday (March 24)

All three have been arrested on suspicion of being involved with the cultivation of cannabis.

They have since been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Police at the scene of the cannabis farm raid in Arkwright Road, Preston on Wednesday (March 24)
Officers in white overalls entered the home equipped with cutting tools to dismantle the plants
Police were seen taking ladders into the home in Arkwright Road, Preston where they dismantled a cannabis farm on Wednesday (March 24)