Huge cannabis farm discovered on Sheffield estate

A huge cannabis farm has been discovered on a Sheffield estate.

Tuesday, 23rd June 2020, 6:38 pm
Updated Tuesday, 23rd June 2020, 8:57 pm

The farm was discovered this morning at a property on Hazelbarrow Crescent in Jordanthorpe.

Officers said 140 plants were found at the address along with growing equipment.

Three other raids on other cannabis farms in Sheffield this morning saw three people arrested.

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A cannabis farm in Jordanthorpe.

Three addresses, two on Skelton Road and one on Smelter Wood Court, were raided after officers received intelligence that drugs were being stored and sold from the premises.

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