Fleetwood: From the courts 28-09-16
A man secretly allowed drug dealers to cultivate a £250,000 cannabis farm in his girlfriend’s dad business premises, a court has heard.
Steven Dell, 34, of Waverley Avenue, Fleetwood, sobbed in the dock at Preston Crown Court during proceedings, after he pleaded guilty to allowing a premises to be used for growing class B drugs.
He had worked as a driver for his prospective father-in-law’s fish business, and later said he was using part of the warehouse for a gym.
The area was sealed off from view – but behind it, criminals were growing cannabis with a street value of around £249,000.
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