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‘When one thing leads to another’ - Cannabis factory found after motorist is pulled over

PUBLISHED: 21:32 06 May 2020 | UPDATED: 21:35 06 May 2020

Cannabis found by Norfolk Constabulary after pulling a vehicle over. Picture: Norwich Police

Cannabis found by Norfolk Constabulary after pulling a vehicle over. Picture: Norwich Police

Norwich Police

A cannabis factory was discovered at a suspected drug dealer’s home address after he was pulled over in his car by police.

Cannabis found by Norfolk Constabulary after pulling a vehicle over. Picture: Norwich PoliceCannabis found by Norfolk Constabulary after pulling a vehicle over. Picture: Norwich Police

Shortly after 4pm on Tuesday, May 5, a 28-year-old man was stopped by police officers on Mousehold Lane in Norwich.

Officers them searched his vehicle discovering a large bag of cannabis, before arresting him on suspicion of drug possession with intent to supply.

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Further searches of the man’s home address them revealed a cannabis-producing set up, with a host of plants being grown beneath heat lamps.

Posting on Twitter, a Norwich Police spokesman wrote: “When one thing leads to another...

“Male driver, 28, stopped driving and found in possession of a bag of cannabis. His home address revealed exactly where it had come from.

“He remains under police investigation whilst our enquiries continue.”

A spokesman for Norfolk Constabulary confirmed that as of Wednesday the man had been released under investigation. His address has not been disclosed.


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