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Aldershot drugs bust uncovers over 300 plants

Aldershot drugs bust uncovers over 300 plants 

Officers from the Neighbourhood Police Team and Offender Management Team have successfully executed a warrant at an address on Woodland Walk in Aldershot.

Officers searched the property and found more than 300 cannabis plants on Friday 19 November.

Police know that many people think it is just a bit of cannabis, but we want to stress that any production of drugs is linked to hidden harm.

Large-scale operations like this are often run by organised crime gangs, who are likely to engage in very serious violence involving weapons, such as firearms.

The electrical requirement to grow this many plants is also really dangerous and can be a huge fire risk, putting neighbouring properties, and lives, in danger.

This is why police are keen to hear from people who suspect there is a cannabis cultivation, or drug-related activity, taking place.

Every call you make is logged and helps police build up an intelligence picture about what might be happening in your community.

This allows us to take action and prevent your neighbourhood from harm.

People can contact police on 101 or online at https://www.hampshire.police.uk/ro/report/.

Alternatively you can report to Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at https://crimestoppers-uk.org/.