Appeal after cannabis cultivation discovered in Loanhead

Published 21 May 2018

Police in Midlothian are appealing for witnesses after a cannabis cultivation was discovered at an industrial unit in Loanhead on Friday 18th May.


Police officers attended at Unit 5/1 Eldin Industrial Estate and seized 25 mature cannabis plants worth in the region of £7,000 and 1.72kg of cannabis worth in the region of £17,000.


Inquiries are ongoing and officers are asking anyone with information that can assist them to please get in contact.


Local Area Commander, Chief Inspector Kenny Simpson said: “Removing illegal and harmful drugs from the streets of Midlothian is a priority for local residents, as it is for me and my officers.


“We take all information we receive from the community about the production or distribution of illegal substances extremely seriously and will act on it immediately.


"If you would like to report ongoing drug offences in your area then please contact us on 101 or make an anonymous report to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

Contact Details

Call 101 for non-emergencies and general enquiries, in an emergency call 999. If you have information about a crime you can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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