Dozens of cannabis plants found growing in lorry containers near Dorchester


Police officers were very certain that they discovered cannabis being planted inside four lorry containers. The raid happened around 8:55 this morning at two properties in Wardon Hill.

Photographs were taken by the assisting officers as evidence. The plants are seen to be flourishing under heat lamps inside the containers. In this raid, officers apprehended a substantial amount of cannabis. Two men have been captured for being the primary suspects as the source of class B drug. Aged 48 and 62, both are locals and being interrogated now by the police officers about their activities.

Darrem Stanto, the neighbourhood inspector of Dorchester police, expressed that the warrant was executed in response to information given by the local community and has led to the recovery of a significant number of suspected cannabis plants. He also added that authorities are committed in stopping other source and production of drugs in Dorchester area. They also expressed that they are indebted to the people in their community for giving information that served as the initial basis of their operations. He urged the citizens with knowledge or suspicions in connection to alleged drug-related activities to report to them.

This is not the first time Dorchester law enforcers take legal action on illegal drug-related conducts. In September 2018, they confiscated thousands of pounds worth of drugs and cash in their town. Another police operation also conducted in November of the same year in a certain address in the Fordington area. They arrested a 16 year old boy for possessing class A drug who aims to sell it.