Officers acting on public tip-off seize cannabis plants worth £90,000
Neighbourhood officers acting on intelligence provided by the community yesterday found and seized 90 cannabis plants.
Officers from the Southmead Beat Team attended an address on Pen Park Road after suspicions were raised by members of the public and discovered the plants – which have an estimated street value of £90,000 – growing in two garden sheds.
The plants have been seized and will now be destroyed.
A man in his 50s will now attend a police station for an interview.
Sergeant Richard Jones said: “Drugs have a hugely negative impact on communities and I hope this gives people confidence we will act on their concerns and encourages more people to contact us if they think people in their neighbourhood may be involved in drugs.”
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