Arrests following the discovery of cannabis farm in Radford Semele
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Four arrests were made yesterday (6 May) in connection with cannabis cultivation at a home in Radford Semele, Leamington Spa.
Officers responded to a report of men loading bags into a Mercedes Sprinter van that had pulled up in School Lane at approximately 11.55am.
On arrival officers searched the van and found cultivation equipment including pots and soil. Inside the property a cannabis farm was discovered with 70 mature cannabis plants on the ground floor and a further 154 juvenile plants growing upstairs. Illegal modifications had been made to the electricity supply for the purpose of plant cultivation.
The men arrested were a 26-year-old from Dorset and three others aged 26, 35 and 36 of no fixed abode. The men remain in detention whilst enquiries continue.
Officers are appealing for witnesses, any dash-cam or doorstep CCTV which may assist in investigations. Information can be reported to us via our website or by calling 101 quoting incident number 121 of 5 May. Information can also be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their website.