Po­lice un­cover £60,000 drugs farm

Rochdale Observer - - FRONT PAGE -

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

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