A mother from Huddersfield is being sentenced for poisoning her son with plant food that she used to grow cannabis. Lauren Booth was found guilty of child neglect after her son Aaron died in November 2010.
Police in Doncaster have recovered cannabis from five houses with a street value of £316,000 during a six week operation. The first warrant was carried out on Wednesday, February 29 at a property on Hexthorpe Road. There were 103 cannabis plants recovered with a street value of £31,000.
Two warrants were carried out Monday 5 and Tuesday March 6, at two properties on Stone Close Avenue in Hexthorpe. 258 cannabis plants were found in one property with a street value of £77,000, and 345 plants were found in the second property, with a street value of £104,000.
£90,000 worth of the drug was found at Wharncliffe Street on Friday, March 16.
A fifth warrant was carried out on Thursday, April 5, at a property on Birch Avenue in Skellow.
Cannabis plants with a street value of £14,000 were discovered.
A black bin bag full of cannabis has been dropped off at a charity depot in Huddersfield.
Staff at Oxfam's Wastesaver centre found it as they were looking through donations. Police have taken custody of the drugs, which are estimated to have a street value of several thousands of pounds.