Police raid huge £140k cannabis farm in West Bromwich

A £140,000 cannabis farm was discovered during an early-morning raid in West Bromwich.

Officers found 140 illicit plants at a property in Law Street during the drugs bust on Thursday, January 28.

The cannabis has now been seized.

No arrests have been made but inquiries are ongoing.

West Bromwich Police tweeted a photograph from the scene, showing rows of plants growing under artificial lights.

An accompanying post said: “Yesterday @WestBromwichWMP Neighbourhood Task Force executed a drugs warrant on the Tantany Estate which resulted in the seizure of 140 cannabis plants in various stages of growth.

“Our investigations continue into catching those responsible. If you suspect it, report it.”

Some tell-tale signs that a property is being used to grow cannabis include a strong sweet smell, heat surges, high electricity bills and permanently shuttered or covered windows.

A spokesman for West Midlands Police added: “Over 100 cannabis plants were seized after a cannabis factory was discovered at a property on Law Street, West Bromwich at 6.30am yesterday morning.”

Anyone with information can contact the force via live chat at www.west-midlands.police.uk or by calling 101 at anytime.

People are asked to quote crime reference number 20SW/25308W/21 when passing on information.

A £140,000 cannabis farm was discovered during an early-morning raid in West Bromwich.

Officers found 140 illicit plants at a property in Law Street during the drugs bust on Thursday, January 28.

The cannabis has now been seized.

No arrests have been made but inquiries are ongoing.

West Bromwich Police tweeted a photograph from the scene, showing rows of plants growing under artificial lights.

An accompanying post said: “Yesterday @WestBromwichWMP Neighbourhood Task Force executed a drugs warrant on the Tantany Estate which resulted in the seizure of 140 cannabis plants in various stages of growth.

“Our investigations continue into catching those responsible. If you suspect it, report it.”

Some tell-tale signs that a property is being used to grow cannabis include a strong sweet smell, heat surges, high electricity bills and permanently shuttered or covered windows.

A spokesman for West Midlands Police added: “Over 100 cannabis plants were seized after a cannabis factory was discovered at a property on Law Street, West Bromwich at 6.30am yesterday morning.”

Anyone with information can contact the force via live chat at www.west-midlands.police.uk or by calling 101 at anytime.

People are asked to quote crime reference number 20SW/25308W/21 when passing on information.

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