14 August 2022

Man charged after cannabis worth £80,000 found in Withernsea

A man has been charged after cannabis plants worth more than £80,000 were uncovered at a premises in Withernsea.

Operation Galaxy officers conducted a warrant at a property on Bannister Street in the town yesterday (Wednesday, June 29). On entering, more than 100 cannabis plants were discovered.

Bekim Kortoci, 24, of Bannister Street, was arrested at the scene and has since been charged with production of a controlled drug and abstracting electricity without authority.

Anyone with information around drug offences can get in touch with police by contacting the non-emergency number 101, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.