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Cannabis grow found in Morecambe

Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Yesterday (2nd January 2024) a cannabis grow was discovered on Euston Road in Morecambe.

As a result of information from the community, officers gained entry into a premise and discovered the grow which contained a large number of plants. They were soon destroyed.

Evidence was also found that the electricity had been bypassed.

Two men, aged 21 and 39, from Preston, were arrested on suspicion of cultivation of cannabis and have since been released under investigation.

A man, 48, from Preston, was arrested on suspicion of cultivation of cannabis and has been released on bail.

Operation Warrior is Lancashire Police’s response to tackling serious and organised crime in Lancashire and delivering on Police and Crime Commissioner Andrew Snowden's Fighting Crime Plan priority of disrupting and dismantling organised crime.

It aims to target the individuals and gangs involved in crime, as well as associated issues such as violence and intimidation, large scale drug supply, exploitation, and fraud, all of which can cause serious harm to local communities.

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