Cannabis farms discovered in Gildersome

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OFFICERS with drugs warrants for two houses in Gildersome discovered cannabis farms on Sunday.

Police searched a house on Spring Bank Crescent and found 22 small plants and a large quantity of prepared cannabis.

Hydrophonic equipment, used to grow the drug, was also seized by officers.

A 47-year-old was arrested and officers are now investigating the amount, value and quality of the Class B drug.

On the same day, an out building on Church Street was also searched.

Three plants and hydrophonic equipment were found and seized.

A 36-year-old man was arrested and cautioned.