Man in police custody after up to 500 cannabis plants found in Hampshire drugs bust

A MAN is in police custody after being arrested in a Hampshire drugs bust that saw up to 500 cannabis plants seized.

By Steve Deeks
Tuesday, 16th June 2020, 9:03 am
Updated Tuesday, 16th June 2020, 10:11 am

Police confirmed they confiscated between 400 and 500 plants following the raid at around 8am on Monday in Prince of Wales Avenue, Southampton.

A police drone team had identified an ‘unusual heat source’ and strong glow coming from the property.

A 26-year-old man from Southampton was arrested on suspicion of cannabis cultivation after officers stormed the address.

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Drugs bust in Prince of Wales Avenue, Southampton. Picture: Shirley Police

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