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Misuse of Drugs Act warrant executed in Bournemouth

A Misuse of Drugs Act warrant has been executed in Bournemouth, with a quantity of cannabis being found.

At approximately 6pm on Monday 23 January 2012 officers in Bournemouth executed a Misuse of Drugs Act warrant at an address on Montgomery Avenue, Kinson.

Officers found and seized a large quantity of cannabis plants at the address.

Further enquiries were made at an address in Parkwood Road, Boscombe and a large quantity of cash and an additional quantity of cannabis plants was found.

Approximately 300 plants were seized in total.

A 45-year-old man and 27-year-old woman from Bournemouth were arrested on suspicion of the production of cannabis and have been released on bail. Police are continuing their investigation.

Bournemouth CID Sergeant David Colomb said: “Drugs can ruin lives and the execution of this warrant shows that we will not tolerate drug-related crime.

“I would encourage anyone who has information about drug offences taking place in their neighbourhood to contact Dorset Police immediately on 101 so that we can take action.”

Anyone who has any information that may assist the investigation, should contact Dorset Police on 101 quoting incident 23:258 or Crimestoppers, in confidence, on 0800 555 111.