‘When one thing leads to another’ - Cannabis factory found after motorist is pulled over
- Credit: 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.
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.
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...
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“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.”
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A spokesman for Norfolk Constabulary confirmed that as of Wednesday the man had been released under investigation. His address has not been disclosed.