£50, 000 worth of drugs seized in Sheffield raidÂ

Police netted £50, 000 worth of drugs during a raid at a home in Sheffield. Â

Friday, 24th August 2018, 2:09 pm
Updated Friday, 24th August 2018, 2:10 pm
Drugs seized.

Specialist officers swooped at the property in Roach Road, Sharrow Vale, and recovered more than 10kg of cannabis. 

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They discovered a number of the plants growing in the attic, bedrooms and cellar. 

However no arrests were made during the road yesterday and officers are tracing those responsible.

Sergeant Adam Wood, of the Sheffield Central Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: 'This is a great result for our team, demonstrating our continued efforts to tackle organised crime and drug-related offences in the city.

'I want to recognise in particular the efforts of PC Wickstone, PC Taylor, PC Shaw and PCSOs Martin Brown, Jordan Buck and Sujata Kaladagi, all of whom have worked around the clock to develop this warrant and then to secure and recover evidence at the property.

'I hope the Sharrow Vale community is reassured by this positive result, we have taken a significant amount of cannabis off the streets and disrupted the activity of criminals operating in the area.

'Our work is ongoing and an investigation continues to try and identify individuals associated with this criminality.

'If you hold any information that could assist, please call police on 101 or give information to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.'