Two Cannabis factories found in Blackpool properties this week

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One of the properties even resulted in 16 local houses losing power.

 

Over the last week, an address on Lytham Road and another on Reads Avenue in Blackpool, were found to house cannabis factories, containing over 300 cannabis plants in total.

Blackpool Neighbourhood Taskforce alongside Blackpool Council, South and Central Neighbourhood teams and Electricity North West executed search warrants at the addresses after receiving intelligence, which was then actioned by the Neighbourhood Taskforce.

On Facebook, Sergeant Connor from Blackpool Neighbourhood Taskforce confirmed that no arrests have been made at either address, although the investigation is ongoing to identify those responsible.

Two Blackpool properties were found to contain cannabis factories.

Two Blackpool properties were found to contain cannabis factories.

The Facebook post also included pictures of one of the premises.

Sergeant Connor wrote: “This one in particular was quite dangerous with holes in the flooring, water pouring through the ceiling in the kitchen and a fire waiting to happen. The electrics were bypassed to the mains in the street and has resulted in 16 houses losing power.”

He added: “Remember you can sign up to Lancashire talking to receive local updates from your local Neighbourhood teams.

“Report to crimestoppers anonymously.”

Blackpool Neighbourhood Taskforce say this property was particularly dangerous.

Blackpool Neighbourhood Taskforce say this property was particularly dangerous.

Across the two properties, more than 300 cannabis plants were discovered in total.

Across the two properties, more than 300 cannabis plants were discovered in total.