Occupants of a Leamington house caught red-handed as they tried to throw bags of cannabis out of the window as police paid them a visit - for a totally different reason

Officers had been given a false address in search of fraudsters - but came across the drug offences instead

Thursday, 27th May 2021, 1:39 pm
Updated Thursday, 27th May 2021, 1:40 pm

Occupants of a house in Leamington were caught red-handed as they tried to throw bags of cannabis out of the window during a police visit.

Officers spotting them in the act, officers searched the property yesterday (Wednesday) and found 17 bags containing cannabis.

"The occupant was subsequently arrested for Possession With Intention to Supply," said Leamington Police.

Officers from Leamington SNT along with officers from Warwick and Kenilworth SNT assisted Trading Standards in executing two warrants in the Leamington area.

The drugs find happened as officers from Leamington SNT along with officers from Warwick and Kenilworth SNT assisted Trading Standards in executing two warrants in the Leamington area.

One address was successful and one person was arrested for fraud offences.

The other address was found to be a 'false address' - but that is where they discovered the drugs.