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Hastings man jailed for running cannabis factory
7:55am Friday 26th July 2013 in News
THE 30-year-old foreman of a drugs factory has been jailed for a year.
James Drake, 30, of High Street, Hastings, appeared at Lewes Crown Court where he admitted running the factory in Markwick Terrace, St Leonards.
Police found 70 cannabis plants with an estimated street value of £32,000.
Chief Inspector Paul Phelps said: "This is yet another positive result for the community.
"We count on the goodwill of the local community to keep information coming in about possible drug factories and dealing on our streets.”
Anyone with information about drug dealing in their area should call 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
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