UPDATED Cannabis Plants discovered in Sandbrook Way Woodvale Southport April 9th, 2013 admin Latest News Shares Comments Merseyside Police were called to Sandbrook Way, Woodvale, Southport, this morning (Tuesday 9th April 2013) . They arrived on scene within minutes and immediately cordoned off a block of terraced houses. REMEMBER WHERE YOU READ THIS STORY FIRST! An investigation is underway and it would appear officers have discovered a number of cannabis plants in a property. UPDATE CANNABIS FARM – SOUTHPORT Merseyside Police can confirm a 26-year-old man has been arrested today (Tuesday, 9 April) and a number of cannabis plants discovered after an officer smelt the drug emanating from an address in Southport. An officer noted the smell as he passed by a property on Sandbrook Way. A man was seen leaving the property and was detained. Officers searching the property discovered a number of cannabis plants. The man, who is aged 26, has been arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis. The scene has been cordoned off and officers are in the process of removing the plants and equipment for examination. Inspector Gary Fairbrother, said: “This was an excellent result and a fine example of officers constantly being alert to signs of criminal behaviour. “Tackling illegal drug production is a top priority for the Force and we will take robust action to put an end to these criminal activities. “We are committed to taking drugs off our streets and if you have any information about those involved in drug related crime I would urge you to contact us. Help us to make your streets safer.” The man remains in police custody at this time. Anyone with any information about drugs in their area can call Merseyside Police on 101, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected] – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Onthespot – your online reporter www.onthespotnews.co.uk Do you have a story to tell? Call OTS www.callots.co.uk Please text or phone 07930717137 or email [email protected] Follow OTS (Onthespot) on Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!