Over 200 cannabis plants found after police conduct drugs raid in Blackpool

217 cannabis plants will be destroyed after they were found during a drugs raid in Blackpool.

By Sean Gleaves
Tuesday, 22nd March 2022, 5:42 pm
Updated Tuesday, 22nd March 2022, 5:44 pm

Police “acting on community intelligence” executed a warrant in Bright Street on Tuesday (March 22).

217 cannabis plants were found once officers gained entry.

They were subsequently destroyed by police.

Police executed a warrant in Bright Street, Blackpool. (Credit: Lancashire Police)

“No persons were found within the premises,” a spokesman for the force said.

“Enquiries are continuing to locate those responsible.

"The premises has now been given a prohibition notice by the council and the owners will be prosecuted.”

The unused fertiliser was given to local allotments who sell and donate their proceeds to the Air Ambulance Service.

217 cannabis plants were found. (Credit: Lancashire Police)

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Police said enquiries were ongoing. (Credit: Lancashire Police)