Arrest made following cannabis farm discovery in Chorley

Police have arrested a man following the discovery of a large cannabis farm in Chorley.

Following community intelligence, officers from the Chorley neighbourhood policing team attended an address on Sunny Brow, Coppull, and found a cannabis set-up with over 200 plants.

There was also evidence that the electricity had been bypassed, causing significant disruption throughout the property. Electricity Northwest attended to ensure that the area was safe and the grow has been dismantled.

A 42-year-old man was suspicion of cannabis cultivation and an investigation in now underway.

Operation Warrior is Lancashire Police’s response to tackling serious and organised crime.  

It aims to target the individuals and gangs involved in crime, as well as associated issues such as violence and intimidation, large scale drug supply, exploitation, and fraud, all of which can cause serious harm to local communities. 

If you have any concerns or information about crime happening in your area, you can report this to us by calling 101 or 999 in an emergency, online via our website  or anonymously to Crimestoppers via 0800 555 111. 


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