Five in court over alleged Wareham cannabis factory

FIVE people have appeared in court in connection with the discovery of a suspected cannabis factory in Wareham.

Officers from Dorset Police executed a warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act at an address in Westminster Road on the morning of Wednesday, February 1.

It was reported that searches uncovered a large-scale operation cultivating what was believed to be cannabis plants.

Five men – aged 24, 25, 32, 33 and 51 – were arrested and subsequently charged with conspiring to produce a class B drug.

They appeared at Poole Magistrates’ Court on Saturday, February 4, and are next due to appear at Bournemouth Crown Court on Thursday, March 9.

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