Five arrested after Cannabis grows discovered in Chesterfield area

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Five men have been arrested after suspected Cannabis grows were found at three addresses in Hasland, Chesterfield and Brimington.

Officers executed a warrant at an address in Calow Lane, Hasland at around 11am on 21 January and discovered the first grow. Two men, a 53-year-old from Durham and a 55-year-old from Chesterfield, were arrested.

A third man, aged 42 and from Chesterfield, was also arrested in connection with the incident on 6 February.

Later that day, at around 12.50pm officers received a report about a suspected Cannabis grow in Meltham Lane, Chesterfield and on arrival found a number of plants. A 23-year-old man from Leicester was arrested.

On 28 January, officers attended an address in Cornwall Drive, Brimington after receiving a report that there had been electricity issues at a neighbouring property.

On arrival they found a third large cannabis grow and arrested a 44-year-old man from Sheffield.

All of those arrested have since been released under investigation, pending further enquiries.
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