Man arrested after drugs bust in Peterborough as street suffers power outage

A man was arrested after police discovered a cannabis factory at a property in Peterborough.

Friday, 24th January 2020, 4:26 pm

At around 2pm on Thursday officers attended a property in Crown Street, New England.

Once inside the property they discovered 170 cannabis plants and other equipment used for cultivation.

A 22-year-old man from Peterborough was arrested and later charged with cultivating drugs. He is scheduled to appear at Huntingdon Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (Saturday).

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Cambridgeshire police said on social media there was a power outage in Crown Street due to an “earlier incident”.

A police spokeswoman could not confirm if this was linked to the drugs incident.