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Drugs raid across Doncaster

A house on Birch Avenue, where 48 cannabis plants were discovered

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.

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Cannabis donated to charity

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.

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