Man jailed for growing cannabis at Cranbourne Road property

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A Southmead man has been jailed for being involved in the running of a cannabis factory at a house in Cranbourne Road, Patchway, reports the Bristol Evening Post.

Police officers executing a warrant at the property found cannabis plants being grown in special tents in a back bedroom as well as the loft, Bristol Crown Court heard.

Paul Donegan, 32, was arrested after his DNA was found on a discarded cigarette end at the property. He later admitted to police that he had rented the premises for a year.

Donegan was jailed for nine months after pleading guilty to being concerned in the production of a class B drug and abstracting electricity.

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