Police uncover £60,000 drugs farm
DOZENS of mature cannabis plants were discovered in a disused building in the town centre. It followed a police raid on a building on Drake Street
Inside officers discovered a ‘sophisticated cannabis farm’ across two floors of the buildings.
A total of 70 mature plants were seized with a potential street value of nearly £60,000.
According to legal guidelines a mature cannabis plant can be worth up to £850 each. In a post on Facebook GMP Rochdale said: “A sophisticated cannabis farm with over 70 mature plants, spanning two floors, has been discovered by police in a disused building in Rochdale town centre on Drake Street. Cannabis farm dismantled, plants seized, enquiries on-going.”
●●Police discovered 70 mature plants at the cannabis farm in a disused building on Drake Street