Two arrested in Drinsey Nook drugs raid

A man and a woman both in their 20s were arrested for cultivation of cannabis after a raid at Drinsey Nook.

The multi-agency operation was led by West Lindsey District Council who carried out a planning enforcement warrant on Wednesday, August 1 at the site near Saxilby.

Lincolnshire Police, the Environment Agency and Western Power Distribution also supported the operation.

The two people who were arrested have since been released with a caution.

A spokesperson for West Lindsey District Council said: “The council executed two warrants at the Drinsey Nook site near Saxilby today (August 1) to investigate alleged planning and housing issues.

“Lincolnshire Police supported council officers as part of the site visit.

“The council will now consider whether any further action is required as a result of the warrant executions.”

The council were unable to comment further as the investigation is active and ongoing.

Lincolnshire Police said: “Our role was a supportive one, the operation was a multi-agency one led by West Lindsey District Council.

“We did make two arrests while there. A man and a woman for cultivation of cannabis. Both in their 20s and have been released with a caution.”

A spokesperson for Western Power Distribution confirmed to The Lincolnite that they were called to assist the police with the operation in case there was any damage to the electricity network.

A spokesperson for the Environment Agency added: “We were there as part of a multi-agency operation, but are unable to make further comment at this stage.”