Police seize plants in Torrington drugs raid

POLICE seized more than 100 cannabis plants during a raid on a house in Torrington last night (Tuesday). The plants, in various stages of growth, as well as various items of growing equipment, were discovered by officers serving a Misuse of Drugs Act warr

POLICE seized more than 100 cannabis plants during a raid on a house in Torrington last night (Tuesday).

The plants, in various stages of growth, as well as various items of growing equipment, were discovered by officers serving a Misuse of Drugs Act warrant on the unoccupied house in New Street.

"No arrests have been made and enquiries are still continuing with regards to the potential offender or offenders," said PC Sacha Lewis, of the local Police and Communities Together (PACT) scheme.

"This was an intelligence-led operation based on information received by the PACT team.


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"The amount of cannabis seized by police will obviously have quite an impact on the amount circulating in the local community," added PC Lewis.

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