Cannabis farm found in Blyth
Dated: 08 Aug 2012[View Full Size]
Police are appealing for information after a cannabis farm was discovered in Blyth.
The farm was discovered after two men were arrested for shoplifting at B&Q in Wallsend on Saturday, August 4.
Further enquiries led police to an address in Hortondale Grove where a cannabis farm was found.
Officers recovered around 100 mature plants growing in the loft and two large bags of harvested cannabis in the fridge.
Around 40 bags of fertiliser, 90 plant pots full of soil and 25 lights have also been recovered.
Two men aged 40 and 36 have been arrested on suspicion of shoplifting and cultivating cannabis.
Both men have been bailed for further enquiries.
The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.