£600,000 worth of cannabis seized after raids on ‘money-making death-traps’ in Sheffield

Police seized £600,000 worth of cannabis during two raids on "money-making death-traps” in Sheffield.

Saturday, 19th June 2021, 11:33 am

Page Hall Road was the scene of police activity this week as officers executed “a series of drugs warrants” in the area, including a search on a property above a hairdressers where 200 plants were found.

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of drugs offences following the raids.

Sergeant Tony Cartlidge, who leads the Page Hall team, said: “Each property has contained a sizeable cannabis set-up with incredibly dangerous electrical wiring, these addresses have been creating a huge risk to their neighbours and the wider community.

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Police have seized £600,000 worth of cannabis following  two raids on properties on Page Hall Road.
Police have seized £600,000 worth of cannabis following two raids on properties on Page Hall Road.

"We believe that these set-ups are linked to a larger organised crime network, who are exploiting people and turning what should be residential properties into money-making death-traps.”

Sgt Cartlidge added: “This type of activity is lining the pockets of criminals, it won’t be tolerated in Page Hall and we are coming after you."

Two properties on Page Hall Road were targeted by police.