Three charged as cannabis factory dismantled in Brynmawr
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Officers arrested three men on suspicion of cultivating class-B drugs after a 'large-scale' cannabis cultivation was discovered at a property in Brynmawr on Friday 22 September.
We received reports that a cannabis farm was operating at an address in the Brynmawr area.
On arrival to the property, three men - a 53-year-old, 48-year-old, and a 51-year-old were arrested on suspicion of cultivating a class-B drug (cannabis).
They have since been charged and remanded into custody.
Officers from Blaenau Gwent neighbourhood enforcement team searched the property and found around 340 plants across the building.
Martyn Pugh, Neighbourhood Policing Sergeant for Blaenau Gwent, said:
"Our officers have carried out a search of the property and disrupted a significant commercial operation growing cannabis in Gwent.
"We're committed to protecting our communities from drugs and the associated crime around supply, all of which can have a devastating impact on our communities.
"Your reports really do make a difference, we continue to ask anyone with any information or concerns about drug use or dealing in their area to get in touch by calling us on 101 or Crime Stoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."