Arrest after cannabis plants found in Southwick property

Cannabis plants were found inside the property. Photo: Sussex Police
Cannabis plants were found inside the property. Photo: Sussex Police

A man has been arrested after officers found more than 100 cannabis plants at a property in Southwick on Monday.

Worthing Prevention Officers attended a house in Colebrook Road, Southwick, on Monday (4 June) after information was received regarding suspicious behaviour in the area, police said.

Cannabis plants were found inside the property. Photo: Sussex Police

Cannabis plants were found inside the property. Photo: Sussex Police

On entering the property, officers found 125 small cannabis plants, 82 budding plants and a quantity of cash, according to police.

A spokesman said: “A 42-year-old man from Brighton was arrested on suspicion of producing a controlled class B drug (cannabis) and the acquire, use or possession of criminal property.

“He was released under investigation.”

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