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Staggering Amounts Of Cannabis Seized In Town

Wednesday June 12 2013

Huge amounts of cannabis uncovered in police operation Huge amounts of cannabis uncovered in police operation

MORE than 150 cannabis plants were recovered from a house in Cudworth during a police operation.

They were seized as part of a police crackdown on cannabis cultivation.

Throughout May, officers recovered 161 plants in total from Cudworth, 94 from Thurnscoe, 59 from Royston, 43 from Wombwell, 32 from the town centre, 28 from Kendray, 26 from Darton and Dodworth, 19 from Goldthorpe and 18 from Hoyland.

The operation had been planned to run throughout May but DCI Mark Wilkie said officers would be following a number of new lines of enquiry.

"As a result, people have been ringing Crimestoppers telling us about people that have got cannabis plants," he added.

"Although this operation has finished, we still have 40 houses that are cultivating cannabis so we will be knocking on their doors within the next week or two."

He said most of the reports received by the police are in relation to cannabis, and so the figures did not surprise him.

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Reply Posted by AHR on Wednesday June 12 2013 at 12:14
It's probably the only industry that's growing in Barnsley !

Reply Posted by ? on Thursday June 13 2013 at 16:55
huh, growing...i see what you did there

Reply Posted by blue on Wednesday June 12 2013 at 12:32
Are these cannabis growers going round stealing off old ppl or murdering ppl. For god sake whats the problem.police should be out trying to catch nonses and rapests.

Reply Posted by mick on Wednesday June 12 2013 at 13:37
Do you pot head druggies know how much it effects you and others around you . Do you realise its a disgusting habit that stinks .It really really STINKS !!!!

Reply Posted by ? on Thursday June 13 2013 at 16:56
no it doesnt

Reply Posted by ? on Thursday June 13 2013 at 16:56
by the way, that reply was meant to be be as ignorant as your comment

Reply Posted by stevo on Thursday June 13 2013 at 21:06
Have to agree Mick, it really does STINK!
Has to be one of if not the most horrible smells ever!

As for the old Cannabis doesn't lead to harder drugs debate, it most certainly does I have seen many people start of on blow and end up on Heroin or Crack.

Reply Posted by buda on Saturday June 15 2013 at 15:11
human's created drugs god created weed and the smell that you are talking about is your own ass you tool

Reply Posted by PapaLazarou on Wednesday June 12 2013 at 13:42
No Blue, they are not murdering people, but they are breaking the law of the land by growing a banned substance - that's the problem. If you're not seeing a problem with breaking the law, then I suggest you are also part of the problem this country seems to have....

Reply Posted by Kyle on Thursday June 13 2013 at 18:12
There was a women on my street beat by her husband. She had a swollen face and was bruised yet no one heard about it. As soon as some gets caught growing some illegal plant it's suddenly big news. People need to open their eyes to what real crime is.

Reply Posted by ? on Friday June 14 2013 at 09:01
whaaaaay someone understands!

so what that it smells. booooo hoooooo

Reply Posted by . on Wednesday June 12 2013 at 14:20
Growin aint breaking the law its dealing thats breaking the law ya can grow fo your own personal use yeah oni so many but hey. The wonder why people do it when their no jobs cos everybody that wernt born in this country are taking the jobs and the pay ya get for workin hardly pays enuff to run a house this country needs sirtun out

Reply Posted by x on Wednesday June 12 2013 at 17:02
Growing is illegal you idiot. whether you're growing for personal use or not its still an offence.

Reply Posted by sam on Thursday June 13 2013 at 17:29
Cannabis is a illegal to grow and sell,. But don't u think that of u legalize the stuff it will get rid of ppl llike this? Yes.because these ppl r growing for muni coz it's easy to do, so if u legalize the.stuff, takes the weeds value alway and to ppl who.don't smoke n thinks the smell is disgusting, I'll tell ya wants disgusting my one year old daughter getting woke up by pissed up arsshholes walking home from pub singing throwing food everywhere and fighting

Reply Posted by rebecca on Thursday June 13 2013 at 17:55
BLUE totaly agree with u ..there a lot worse than this I can tell u ..ive known people use cannibis for pain relief ..its the herion sellers crack dealer they wanna be raiding ..ive never met a nasty pot smoker ..DRINK IS FAR WORSE AN DOES MORE DAMAGE FACT TO ALL U SMALL MINDED IDIOTS !!!!

Reply Posted by . on Thursday June 13 2013 at 17:57
So why is it I know many off people that grow said thay did it as personal use and got let of with it ya alowed up to 6 plants owt over that then ya will get done for it

Reply Posted by mick on Thursday June 13 2013 at 22:18
It makes me laugh how these druggies grade how bad they are according to what drugs they take .Its like an alcoholic saying to another alcoholic ." im better than you because i only get pissed on lager and you get pissed on vodka " an alcoholic is an alcoholic.The same as a smack rat ,pot head,mcat mdog are all the same.DRUGGIES !

Reply Posted by ? on Friday June 14 2013 at 13:34
AHAHAHAHAHAHA you're soooo ignorant its unreal.

So how does that make you any better than the weed smokers.

Oh my god.

Do you not drink?

Reply Posted by mick on Friday June 14 2013 at 23:23
AND you ? are a sad sad reflection on what is wrong . i suspect you are a dependant pot head , Who is so sad he needs to sit in a corner all on his own snorting smack up his nose or smoking shit that effing stinks and you don't give a shit about anyone else . HOW CLOSE AM I TO THE TRUTH . mister big man

Reply Posted by unknown on Saturday June 15 2013 at 14:40
its a weed it grows any wer u put in garden or in a room it shud bi legalised end of!!!!!

Reply Posted by ?? on Saturday June 15 2013 at 16:01
you see pp in town off there faces on smack crack and mcat it kills ppl everyday but u dont see anything done about it weed doesnt kill u u dont see ppl mugging old ladies for it or burling your houses ppl dont gouch out round town on it infront of kids but yet police concentrate on weed what about the schummy crack and smack dealers that are murdering ppl are they not more important to catch than petty weed dealers weed doesnt cause harm so why are police wasting most of there time on petty weed dealers yes i can understand large scale growers and dealers cos they going to be the ones that proper crimbos but one or two plants come on ppl