Police raid cannabis farm in St John’s

A cannabis farm in St John’s has been shut down by police.

By Mike Muncaster
Wednesday, 21st January 2015, 2:07 pm
Cannabis farm shut down in St John's
Cannabis farm shut down in St John's

Officers raided a property on St John’s Court at around 11am today (Wednesday).

Two officers visited the premises earlier in the morning and found it was being used to produce the Class B drug.

A search warrant was obtained from Wakefield Magistrates Court and police seized cannabis worth hundreds of pounds.

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A full hydroponic set up was also taken by police.

Insp Ian Williams, of the Central neighbourhood police team, said: “The officers found a tent in the property which could house around 10 plants. “The plants were found drying out in bags so we got the product before it could be sold.”

Anyone with any information should contact police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.