Man arrested over cannabis ‘cultivation’ found in Cliftonville

Cannabis grow found in Cliftonville

A man has been arrested after a cannabis cultivation was found at a Cliftonville property today (September 9).

Following a report to police about concerns of suspected drug use in Northdown Road, officers from the Thanet Multi-Agency Task Force attended a property and found a cultivation  of between 15 and 20 mature cannabis plants. These were dismantled, along with cultivation equipment which was also seized.

A 57-year-old man from Margate has been arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis and taken into custody while enquiries continue.

Sergeant Karl Rimmer from the Task Force said: “We appreciate how detrimental it can be to people’s wellbeing when illegal drug activity is taking place in their neighbourhood.

“Anyone with concerns regarding criminal or anti-social behaviour is encouraged to report it to Kent Police, either by dialling 101, or 999 if a crime is in progress, or by visiting our website.”


  1. he must be the only person in cliftonville thats working , he could probably have got a start up grant if he had asked sir roger.

  2. Looks like that person got some skills. I’m sure these skills could be put to good use. I think the law needs to be changed! 2021

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