Brothers jailed after half-million dollar cannabis bust

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Two brothers from Cambridgeshire are in prison following the discovery of a cannabis grow with a street value of £300,000 ($521,194), reports ITV . How a rescue of a horse caught in some wires led police to this illegal cannabis grow Shopping for weed? Maybe check out a grit bin at the local mall Wrong place, wrong time: Pensioner caught with cannabis as police chase another man through his apartment Police visited the property last November, after receiving information from the public about suspicious behaviour. The brothers, Diem and Tit Hoang, were found inside the home, as were nearly 400 cannabis plants spread across five rooms. “This is another great example of the police and public working together to tackle drug crime. Officers found a sophisticated, commercial set-up capable of producing significant amounts of cannabis, but thanks to information received, these drugs never made it to the streets and this pair are now in prison,” said Sergeant Craig Flavell, a member of Cambridgeshire Police’s Rural Crime Action Team. Both brothers pleaded guilty to the production of cannabis, with one receiving a 15-month sentence and the other receiving 16 months. Cambridgeshire Police are continuing to ask for the public’s assistance in identifying cannabis grows. “We can’t be everywhere and we rely on people in our communities being our eyes and ears. If you suspect something isn’t right, it more than likely isn’t,” said Flavell. Last summer, the Cambridgeshire Police busted a grow under unusual circumstances . While freeing a horse that had become trapped in cable wires on unoccupied land, they found 34 plants inside a nearby shed and caravan.

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