Cannabis farm found

Cannabis factory found in Hatfield Place in Havercroft by the NPT in January 2012.
Cannabis factory found in Hatfield Place in Havercroft by the NPT in January 2012.
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POLICE shut down a cannabis farm in Havercroft after receiving information from the public.

Officers from the Wakefield rural neighbourhood police team (NPT) found ten cannabis plants and associated equipment at a house on Hatfield Place at 9.15am on Sunday, January 22.

A 43-year-old man was arrested for cannabis cultivation and given a caution.

Insp Richard Clare, from the NPT, said: “This raid was a result of community intelligence.

“If people tell us about this sort of activity then we will take action.

“We have had a lot of positive feedback from the community about this raid. To report suspicious activity call police on 101.”

Anyone with information about drug crime should call the new non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.