Totton: Man charged after police raid cannabis factory

Valerijus Potapovas has been charged with producing a controlled drug of class b – cannabis.

It comes after police discovered the factory at a flat in Longstock Crescent.

Piles of harvested cannabis plants were found and a man was arrested. 

READ MORE: Police bust cannabis factory in residential area

The 42-year-old, of Longstock Crescent, will now appear in court. 

He has been remanded in custody and is due before Southampton Magistrates Court today.

In a Facebook post, a police spokesperson said: “You may think “it’s only a bit of weed m8” but this is still an offence, and we actively look to target those people higher up the ladder in the supply of drugs.

“Smelly enquiries are ongoing.”

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