Half Million Pound Cannabis Farm Discovered In Dumfries Town Centre

Detectives in Dumfries are appealing for information following the discovery of a cannabis cultivation.

The discovery was made around 11.10am on Tuesday, 9 January, 2024 at a derelict building in English Street.

The plants have a potential value of over £500,000.

Detective Inspector Graeme Robertson of Dumfries and Galloway CID said: “Our investigation into this discovery is ongoing. I would ask anyone with any information that could assist with our enquiries to contact us as soon as possible.
“We remain committed to disrupting the illicit supply of drugs in our communities, and we will use every tool and resource at our disposal to remove these illegal and harmful substances from our streets.
“Information from the public is vital, and I would like to remind everyone to be alert of any suspicious activity ongoing in your neighbourhoods.”

If you have any information or concerns about drug misuse or wider criminality in your area, please get in touch with us on 101 or contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.

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