Cannabis growers due in court following discovery at disused car showroom near Knaresborough

North Yorkshire Police found 162 cannabis plants after they executed a drugs warrant on 28 April 2015.

Plants and cultivation equipment were seized from the former S&R Motors site, on Boroughbridge Road, Ferrensby.



Three West Yorkshire men have been arrested:

  • 40-year-old man from Leeds has been charged with production of cannabis and perverting the course of justice.
  • 36-year-old man from Leeds has been charged with production of cannabis and possession of cannabis.
  • 31-year-old man from Pudsey has been charged with production of cannabis.

They will appear at Harrogate Magistrates’ Court on 22 October 2015, 9.30am, court room 1.

A 24-year-old man from Wetherby and a 60-year-old man from Bradford were also arrested in connection with the investigation, but have been released without charge.


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