A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of cultivating a large cannabis amount in Wem town centre.

Officers from the Shropshire Local Organised Crime Team, Neighbourhood Crime Fighting Team and North Shropshire SNT conducted a warrant in Crown Street at 11am this morning (Tuesday, September 26).

They found a large amount of cannabis and arrested a man on suspicion of cultivating the Class B drug.


PCSO Jamies Robinson said: "A number of cannabis plants were seized from the address and a man has been arrested on suspicion of cultivation of cannabis, he remains in police custody whilst enquiries continue.

"You can help us deal with drug crime and the associated anti-social behavior that goes with it.

"The public are our eyes and ears, and no one knows better than the residents what is going on in a neighbourhood or community."

If you suspect someone is dealing drugs or involved in drug crime, you can pass on information via the ‘Tell Us About’ section of www.westmercia.police.uk or you can phone 101.

Always dial 999 if you or your property is at risk or a crime is in progress.