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Over 300 Cannabis Plants Were Seized In Salford

A number of warrants were executed in Salford yesterday as a part of Operation Naseby. Large scale cannabis farms were found on Orrel Street and Wythburn Street.

Police found around 250 cannabis plants at an address on Orrell Street. A further 99 cannabis plants were also found at a property on Whythburn Street.

A 23-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of the production of cannabis and abstracting electricity. He is in custody for questioning.

Police Constable John Prendergast said: “This is an excellent result, and by removing drugs from our streets, it’ll have a significant impact on the scourge of organised crime in Salford. ”

“Our officers work around the clock daily to keep combatting criminal groups operating within our city, and we are committed to maintaining this level of action.”

“Officers do often rely on intelligence given to us in confidence from members of the public, so if you see anything suspicious, contact the police directly or call independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111.”

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