Police find more than 200 suspected cannabis plants in Chesterfield home

Officers found nearly 200 suspected cannabis plants while raiding a house in Chesterfield yesterday (Wednesday, August 19).

Thursday, 20th August 2020, 3:23 pm
Updated Thursday, 20th August 2020, 3:23 pm

Police discovered 180 suspected cannabis plants inside a home in William Street, Stonegravels.

Marjus Cjapi was arrested at the address and has been charged on suspicion of the production of a controlled Class B drug.

He has been remanded and will appear at the Chesterfield Justice Centre later today (Thursday, August 20).

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Officers found nearly 200 suspected cannabis plants at a home in Chesterfield.

Officers from Derbyshire Constabulary are urging anyone who suspects that drug dealing or production is taking place in their community to contact police by calling 101.

People can also contact officers by sending a private message via Facebook, or messaging them directly via the Derbyshire Police Contact twitter page or by completing an online contact form.

Alternatively, you can report any sightings or information anonymously via charity Crimestoppers by dialling 0800 555 111.

A message from the Editor:

Thank you for reading this story on our website. While I have your attention, I also have an important request to make of you.

In order for us to continue to provide high quality and trusted local news on this free-to-read site, I am asking you to also please purchase a copy of our newspaper.

Our journalists are highly trained and our content is independently regulated by IPSO to some of the most rigorous standards in the world. But being your eyes and ears comes at a price. So we need your support more than ever to buy our newspapers during this crisis.

With the coronavirus lockdown having a major impact on many of our local valued advertisers - and consequently the advertising that we receive - we are more reliant than ever on you helping us to provide you with news and information by buying a copy of our newspaper.

Thank you

Nancy Fielder, editor