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Officers Sniff Out Cannabis Factory


5:46pm 4th September 2012
(Updated 4:27pm 5th September 2012)

Police Officers in Dorchester discovered a cannabis factory after smelling the drug coming from a flat.

They were patrol in London Road around 11.45pm on the 31st August when they caught a strong smell of cannabis coming from a flat.

When they knocked on the door they were let in a found a number of cannabis plants.

A 30-year-old man and 25-year-old woman, both from Dorchester have been arrested and cautioned.

Dorchester and Sherborne Neighbourhood Inspector Les Fry said: "This was an excellent piece of detection work by the two police officers involved.

"We will not tolerate drugs offences, and as this incident shows, we will proactively take action to disrupt drug-related crime.

"I would encourage members of the public who have any knowledge or concerns about suspected drugs offences in their area to contact Dorset Police on 101."

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