Police swoop to arrest one and shut down two cannabis grows in Coventry on the same day - The Coventry Observer

8th Aug, 2022

Police swoop to arrest one and shut down two cannabis grows in Coventry on the same day

Coventry Editorial 7th Feb, 2022

COVENTRY Police shut down two more cannabis grows in Foleshill on Saturday.

The plants and growing equipment was seized by officers from Foleshill and Stoke and Wyken Neighbourhood Teams and one man was arrested and taken into custody.

Police have stressed as well as being illegal, cannabis cultivations were often extremely dangerous because of the electricity set-ups.

Often those involved will bypass electricity supplies and work will not have been carried out by people qualified to create such contraptions.

Coventry Police has urged anyone who knows of cannabis factories or suspects grows in their area – from either sight or smell – to report it to officers on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Information can also be given via live chat at west-midlands.police.uk

 

Support community journalism by making a contribution.

The Coventry Observer's team of journalists provide a trusted source news, sport, entertainment and events going on in your area and issues which matter to you - both via our free weekly print edition and daily updates on our website.

Every contribution, however big or small, you can make will help us continue to do that now and in the future.

Thanks for reading this and the Coventry Observer.

Are you on Facebook?

Like or follow our Facebook page - facebook.com/CovObserver to get daily news updates straight to your news feed.

Property Finder 24/7

Search for properties in Worcestershire, Warwickshire and the West Midlands.

Book an Advert

Book your newspaper advert with our online advert creation tool.

Online Editions

Catch up on your local news by reading our e-editions on the Coventry Observer.

Reader Travel

Check out all of the latest reader travel offers to get your hands on some free gifts.