Police uncover £120,000 worth of cannabis in raids
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Police raided two properties in Cambridgeshire and seized cannabis worth an estimated £120,000 today (Tuesday).
Acting on information received from the public, officers raided a house in The Pastures, Hardwick, and discovered 64 cannabis plants at various stages of growth worth up to £60,000.
A 49-year-old man was found inside the address and was arrested on suspicion of production of cannabis and has since been released under investigation.
Later, the rural crime action team raided a property in Middle Drove, Ramsey, and seized a further 73 plants, worth up to an estimated £60,000, along with a ride-on lawn mower and power tools which are believed to be stolen.
A man in his 30s was interviewed at the scene and reported on suspicion of production of cannabis.
PC Brad Munday said: "Today's finds have stopped a significant amount of illegal drugs getting to our streets.
"This is a great example of how important information from the public is in our ongoing effort to tackle illegal drug activity."
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Anyone who suspects illegal drug activity in their area should call police on 101 or report it to us online here: https://www.cambs.police.uk/report.