Cannabis and car recovered by road policing team on patrol

Two people have been arrested in connection with a cannabis farm found when officers were out searching for a driver.

Friday, 17th March 2017, 3:26 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 9:38 am
A black BMW was seized from the streets of Horden today by officers from Cleveland and Durham RPU.

Cleveland and Durham Road Policing Unit has said its officers were searching for a driver in Horden after they seized a car when they became suspicious drugs were being grown at a house.

The team posted on their Facebook page: "It's all been happening in Horden today.

Cannabis bagged up by the traffic officers after plants were discovered at a house in Horden.

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"This BMW was seized following a pursuit, the driver is on his toes but we are confident he'll soon be under arrest.

"While out looking for the driver we sniffed out a cannabis grow at a house nearby in Dene Crescent - we found this and two arrests have been made."

Anyone with information can call Durham Constabulary on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Cannabis bagged up by the traffic officers after plants were discovered at a house in Horden.