Man charged following cannabis farm discovery in South Ribble

Police have charged a man following the discovery of a substantial cannabis farm in South Ribble. 

They were called to Highfield Grove in Lostock Hall just before midnight on Saturday (23rd March , 2024) following reports of suspicious activity. 

On arrival, officers discovered around 400 cannabis plants in a number of rooms in the property. There was also evidence that the electricity had been bypassed. A 20 year old man was arrested at the scene. 

Following consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service, Orgit Arapi, 20, of no fixed abode has been charged with production of a controlled drug and will appear in court today. 

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