POLICE who raided a house following complaints from residents about suspected drugs activity discovered a cannabis farm inside.

Officers from Stanley Neighbourhood Policing Team executed a search warrant at an address on Broomhill, Stanley, this morning after receiving information from the local community.

The Northern Echo:

Approximately 200 cannabis plants were recovered and two people were arrested for production of cannabis.

Temporary Sergeant Gary Smith said “We received a number of complaints from the local community and we acted on this and were able to remove a large amount of cannabis which was destined for our streets. 

"We continue to work in the Stanley community tackling organised crime and making Stanley a safer place to live.”

The Northern Echo: