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Suspected cannabis plants seized from house in The Sidings

Posted on Friday 24th August 2012 at 3:59 pm by SH (Editor)

The Sidings, Filton, Bristol.

Police seized 40 plants believed to be cannabis after searching a house in Filton as part of Operation Viscount.

Officers searched the house on Wednesday 22nd August and found the plants growing in two bedrooms of the property in The Sidings [map].

A 21-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of producing cannabis and released on police bail pending forensic tests of the plants.

Filton neighbourhood PC Jenna Mead said:

“It is information from the community which is so important in helping us tackle drug crime. We always take such reports very seriously and act on them when we can.

“Anyone with any information about crime in our community can contact us through www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/contact or by calling 101. Alternatively call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. They never ask your name or trace your call.”

Visit the Operation Viscount microsite for the latest information.

Earlier this month, police seized around 100 suspected cannabis plants from a house in Mortimer Road, Filton.

Tags: cannabis, drugs

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