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Police Arrest Man In Drugs Factory Raid

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Lincolnshire Police Charge Man After Drugs Worth £1m Found In Raid

A man has been arrested after a raid where police found a drug factory.

 

Local residents in in a village in rural Lincolnshire were shocked when police raided a house in Cranesgate North, Whaplode St Catherine, Spalding on Wednesday.

Police found drugs during the raid worth more than £1m in what has been described as a suspected pill factory.

A spokesman for Lincolnshire Police said they found pill presses, powders, and drugs including diazepam and anabolic steroids.

Spalding drug raid
Lincolnshire Police

Police have arrested a 47-year-old man who has been charged with supplying and producing anabolic steroids and class C drugs.

Another person was also arrested, a 33-year-old woman who has been released on bail pending further inquiries.

Acting Det Sgt Helen Morris said anabolic steroids sat in a “legal grey area” between a medicine and a banned recreational drug.

“Stopping the manufacture of these drugs has removed a significant risk to the public,” she added.

A local resident who did not wished to be named said she was shocked that a drugs factory was found within minutes from where she lived.

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