Drugs raid in Weston town centre uncovers 700 cannabis plants
- Credit: Archant
A drugs raid in Weston town centre found an estimated 700 cannabis plants.
Officers discovered a cannabis farm at a property in Oxford Street on Tuesday.
One police van remained on the scene yesterday (Wednesday).
Nguyen Chien, aged 26, has been charged with producing a controlled class B drug.
He is due to appear at North Somerset Courthouse today (Thursday).
You may also want to watch:
A police spokesman said: "We carried out a warrant at an address in Oxford Street yesterday at about 2.15pm.
"Officers seized an estimated 300-500 cannabis plants.
- 1 Petrol filling station and food store opens on outskirts of Weston
- 2 Armed police at Birnbeck Pier after reports of men with a gun
- 3 Police appeal for dash cam footage after serious collision near Weston
- 4 Surfer sets up new water sports business in North Somerset
- 5 Sun shines on successful Weston food festival
- 6 'Brilliant week' for Weston after April 12 ease in restrictions
- 7 Weston Lions cancel Real Ale Festival
- 8 Workshops to discuss new medical centre at Weston Rugby Club
- 9 Weston vets wins two awards
- 10 Teenager charged with murder in Weston
"A man in his 20s has been charged with producing a controlled class B drug.
"Investigations are continuing and anyone with information can quote crime reference number, 5220016205.
"Anybody concerned about drugs in their community can contact us on 101 or report it through our website."