Man charged after cannabis farm discovered at Northumberland pub
A man has been arrested in connection with the discovery of a cannabis farm in a Rothbury pub.
Northumbria Police attended The Railway Hotel on Bridge Street on Monday, June 7 following a report from an electricity company.
A 25-year-old man was arrested and later charged with producing a Class B drug.
Police also confirmed that the plants were removed and destroyed.
A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “At about 2.20pm on Monday we received a report from an electric company that a cannabis farm had been found inside the Railway Hotel pub in Rothbury.
“Officers attended the scene and about 100 plants were removed and destroyed. A 25-year-old man was arrested and has since been charged with producing a Class B drug.”
Enquiries into the incident are ongoing and anyone with any information that may assist police is encouraged to report information through its website, or call 101, quoting log 600 07/06/21.