Police uncover 150-plant cannabis factory in Smethwick raid

Police shut down a cannabis farm in a raid on a Sandwell property.

Around 150 plants were found at the property in Smethwick (Image by West Midlands Police)
Around 150 plants were found at the property in Smethwick (Image by West Midlands Police)

Officers from West Midlands Police were dispatched to a suspected cannabis farm on St Albans Road, Smethwick, on Friday.

The raid saw officers seize around 150 plants, as well as specialist hydroponic equipment used to grow the Class B drug in mass quantities.

Smethwick Police posted images of some of the plants hauled from the property during the raid on Friday.

A spokesman for Smethwick Police tweeted: "Smethwick Neighbourhood Officers have executed a drugs warrant on St Albans Road where they found 150 cannabis plants."

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