Strong smell led to discovery of Bloxwich cannabis farms

By Charlotte Callear | Bloxwich | Crime | Published:

A strong smell of cannabis led officers to discover two drugs farms in Bloxwich

Two cannabis farms were discovered in Bloxwich

West Midlands Police recovered a sack of cannabis after a routine stop check on a van in Kirkstall Crescent, Bloxwich.

Two cannabis factories were discovered when properties were searched afterwards.

A sack of cannabis was discovered after a van was searched in Kirkstall Crescent, Bloxwich

The driver of the van, a 35-year-old man, was arrested for possession with intent to supply and has been released under investigation.

A spokeswoman from West Midlands Police said: "Officers carrying out a routine stop check on a van in Kirkstall Crescent, Bloxwich, at around 12.50pm on March 1, noticed a strong smell of cannabis.

"They investigated and recovered a sack of cannabis inside.

"Two addresses in Bloxwich were subsequently searched, and two cannabis factories were found."

Charlotte Callear

By Charlotte Callear

Reporter based at the Express & Star's Wolverhampton head office

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