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One arrested during early morning drugs raid in Wellington

By Rory Smith | Wellington | Crime | Published:

One person was arrested during an early morning drugs raid in Wellington.

Cannabis plants seized. Photo: @TelfordCops

The suspect was arrested after officers found a cannabis farm in a property in the town some time before 9am on Wednesday.

Police said a number of cannabis plants were seized and one person is being kept in custody.

The operation was conducted by West Mercia Police teams, including Safer Neighbourhood Teams (SNT) from Wellington and Newport and the Local Policing Priority Team (LPPT).

Telford Cops tweeted: "A successful early morning warrant for Wellington safer neighbourhood teams and LPPT."

Newport SNT added: "Over in Telford this morning assisting our Wellington coleagues with an early morning wake up call."

Rory Smith

By Rory Smith
Reporter - @rorysmith_star

Senior reporter based at the Shropshire Star's head office in Ketley, Telford.

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