UPDATE: Police execute drugs warrant to St Lukes Road address Southport March 18th, 2014 admin Latest News Shares Comments Police execute drugs warrant to St Lukes Road address Southport Police executed a search warrant to an address in St Lukes Road Southport, this morning (Tuesday 18th March 2014). A large number of cannebis plants were found across two properties in the St Lukes Road. A number of people are helping police with their enquiries. The investigation is ongoing. REMEMBER WHERE YOU READ THIS STORY FIRST! OTS ‘ONTHESPOT’ NEWS.co.uk UPDATE: CANNABIS FARM – ST LUKE’S ROAD A man has been arrested following the discovery of a cannabis farm in Southport this morning (Tuesday, 18 March).Officers from the Southport neighbourhood team are working alongside officers from the MSOC Cannabis Dismantling Team (CDT) today (Tuesday, 18 March) following the discovery of the farm in St Luke’s Road. A 21-year-old man from the Southport area has been arrested in connection with the find, on suspicion of cannabis cultivation, theft handling and abstract electricity. He remains in police custody at this time for questioning. The discovery was made when patrol officers noticed a strong smell of cannabis coming from the street in the early hours of this morning. Neighbourhood Inspector Darren Wilson said: “We recognise the impact that drugs can have on our community. Cannabis is an extremely damaging but profitable drug and the existence of cannabis farms in our communities can lead to violence on our streets. “We will continue to work hard in the community to stop drug dealing and drug supply blighting our communities.” Further Update 16:15 UPDATE – ST LUKE’S ROAD CANNABIS FARM UPDATE – From properties on St Luke’s Road, officers from the force’s CDT have recovered 26 fully mature plants from one property and 56 smaller plants (rooted cuttings) from a neighbouring property, alongside a quantity of harvested cannabis and growing equipment Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Related Comments comments!