|Jail and Deportation For West Ealing Cannabis Producer|
Police praise local community action
A 39 year old man who was producing cannabis from a house in West Ealing has been jailed.
Vinh Van Luong, of no fixed abode was sentenced to eight months imprisonment at Harrow Crown Court on 23 June for production of cannabis.
He will be deported after serving time.
On Monday, 9 June, officers from Cleveland Safer Neighbourhoods Team executed a warrant under section 23 misuse of drugs act at an address in Lynton Avenue, London W13 after residents had raised concerns of a possible cannabis factory.
Officers gained entry and discover over 320 cannabis plants. Vinh Van Luong was arrested for production of cannabis.
He pleaded guilty at court
PC Edwin Ade from Cleveland Safer Neighbourhoods Team said:
"This is an example of police working together with the community to keep our neighbourhood safe. If we receive information about crime, we will follow it up. Residents should not shy away from reporting crimes or their concerns to us. We will follow up any intelligence provided to us and in a confidential manner."
1st July 2014