A cannabis farm worth thousands of pounds has been discovered on a Birmingham housing estate near a historic saloon. Officers from the Aldridge Police Team working with the West Midlands Police Dog Team raided a property on Nether Hall Avenue in Great Barr on Friday February 3, following a tip.

They discovered a cannabis growing operation with 22 plants worth around £22,000 on the estate near Great Barr, formerly the Nether, Hall. They also discovered drug growing paraphernalia, including a fan, lighting, and a tangle of electrical wires.

The team tweeted: “Successful intelligence led Aldridge NHT (neighborhood team) to carry out a drug warrant and seize several cannabis plants. Many thanks to the West Midlands Police Dog Unit and the officers who assisted the team.” Police confirmed that no one had been arrested in connection with the raid. And he’s looking for anyone with any details to come forward.

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A spokesperson for the force said: “We carried out an arrest warrant at an address on Nether Hall Avenue, Great Barr, at around 8:30am on Friday 3 February and seized 22 cannabis plants from within the property.

“No arrests have been made and our investigations are continuing. Anyone with information is asked to contact via Live Chat citing crime 20/147978/23.” It’s the second major raid carried out by Aldridge’s team in as many months.

The team also raided a property on Wood End Road in Walsall on the afternoon of Tuesday 10 January. There they found a large cannabis farm with 120 plants and is believed to be worth around £120,0000.


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