Morning drug raids in Hull

Morning drug raids in Hull

Morning drug raids in Hull

Officers for Humberside Police’s Operation Galaxy team have executed eight warrants in drug-related raids across Hull this morning.

12 people have been arrested and over £1,000,000 worth of cannabis plants were discovered and seized.

Morning drug raids in Hull

Morning drug raids in Hull

This follows raids in Grimsby over the last three weeks, during which a further 2500 plants worth over £1,000,000 was seized.

The raids are part of an ongoing investigation.

Speaking on Monday, a spokesperson for Humberside Police said that over the last three weeks as part of an ongoing investigation, a number of properties have been raided and six cannabis factories discovered.

Six people had also been arrested in relation to the discoveries, with five charged and the sixth released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Detective Inspector Tom Kelly added:

“We are continuing our investigations and enforcement against cannabis factories across North East Lincolnshire, helping to take drugs and offenders off of our streets.

“Our dedicated operation began just over a month ago and in total now over 2500 cannabis plants have been recovered from nine cannabis factories discovered, eight people have been charged and six further arrests have been made.

“My team are dedicated to making North East Lincolnshire and beyond a safer place to live and will continue to take action against those intent on challenging that.”

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