Huge drugs hoard discovered in Walsall raid

A raid on a Black Country address uncovered a drug hoard worth hundreds of thousands of pounds.

The hoard has an estimated street value of £300,000. Photo: St Matthew's Police
The hoard has an estimated street value of £300,000. Photo: St Matthew's Police

Officers from West Midlands Police raided the property in Walsall after receiving reports of a suspected cannabis factory after gaining a warrant.

More than 300 cannabis plants with an estimated street value of £300,000 were found in the raid of Friday, September 10.

More than 300 plants were found at the address. Photo: St Matthew's Police

Images released by the police show multiple plants under artificial lights with wires hanging overhead.

A spokesman for St Matthews Police tweeted: "Following reports regarding a suspected cannabis factory, officers from Team 2 conducted a successful warrant.

"Over 300 plants were found.

"Thanks to Delves Police and WS Taskforce for the assistance."

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