Drugs worth £6,000 seized by police at addresses in Offwell

PUBLISHED: 13:21 11 March 2010 | UPDATED: 01:02 16 June 2010

PACKAGED skunk cannabis, 47 cannabis plants and a large quantity of cash have been seized by police following two drugs raids in Offwell, near Honiton.

PACKAGED skunk cannabis, 47 cannabis plants and a large quantity of cash have been seized by police following two drugs raids in Offwell, near Honiton.

The drugs are alleged to have a street value of around £6,000.

Warrants, issued under the Misuse of Drugs Act, were executed at the residential properties this morning (Thursday).

Officers from Honiton's rural neighbourhood team, together with specialist officers from Exmouth, carried out the raids.

They found a quantity of packaged "skunk" cannabis at one address and a hydroponic set-up with 47 cannabis plants, packaged skunk cannabis and a large quantity of cash at the other.

At the other address was a "Cannabis Hydroponics" set up with 47 plants, a quantity of packaged "skunk cannabis" and a large amount of cash.

Two tenants at each address were arrested and are currently on police bail, pending further inquiries.


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