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Police find £155k cannabis factory in this Wolverhampton home

By Dayna Farrington | Heath Town | Crime | Published:

A large cannabis factory believed to be worth nearly £155,000 has been shut down after a raid in Wolverhampton.

More than 300 plants were found in the property. Photo: Heath Town and East Park Police

Officers from West Midlands Police found the stash at a house in St Matthew's Street earlier this week.

The team said the 309 plants were found at a property at around 9am on Monday.

More than 300 plants were found in the property. Photo: Heath Town and East Park Police

It is believed the plants could be worth more than £154,000, a spokesman for West Midlands Police said.

After the find, a spokesman for the Heath Town and East Park team said: "The Team discovered this cannabis factory in St Matthew's Street earlier in the week.

"There was 309 plants. It is worth over £154,000 according to a drugs expert.

"Takes approximately eight to 10 weeks for each harvest."

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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