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Drugs found at Andover home
3:59pm Tuesday 18th September 2012 in Andover
THOUSANDS of pounds worth of drugs were found at a home in Andover.
At 7.40am today, officers from the Andover Safer Neighbourhoods Team executed a search warrant at an address in the Swallow Fields estate.
Dried cannabis, cultivation equipment and cannabis plants – with a street value estimated to be several thousand pounds – were found.
Pc Anna Davies said: “This warrant was as a result of community intelligence and the ongoing work of our Safer Neighbourhoods Team.
“I would encourage anyone who suspects illegally activity is ongoing in their community, to contact the police. All information is treated in strict confidence.”
Officers executed a search warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act.
A 23-year-old man from Andover has been arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the production of cannabis and possession with intent to supply cannabis. He is currently in custody helping police with their enquiries.
Anyone with any information about criminal activity in their community should contact Hampshire Constabulary on 101.