Police unearth £90,000 cannabis grow at Mansfield home

Police discovered a cannabis grow worth around £90,000 squirreled away in a Mansfield home.

Thursday, 7th January 2021, 7:46 pm

Around 90 plants were unearthed by officers at the property, on Newlands Drive in Forest Town.

Police Sergeant Joseph Hall, of Mansfield District Police, said: "This is a great example of pro-active policing where officers have used their experience to locate a substantial residential cannabis grow.

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The grow was estimated to be worth around £90,000.

"We will not tolerate this type of criminal behaviour in Mansfield, which has a significant impact on the community."

Investigations are ongoing.

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