Men at cannabis grow-op tried to evade police by hiding in ceiling

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Two U.K. men discovered in the suspended ceiling of a property housing 900 cannabis plants this spring have been sentenced to spend the next 16 months incarcerated. The suspended ceiling proved an inventive, albeit unfavourable, hiding spot for the two men. The men received identical sentences in late June after earlier pleading guilty to producing cannabis, according to the Leicestershire Police. Man busted after $2M worth of cannabis hidden inside hay bales tumbles from horsebox Tomb raiders: Two people arrested for hiding cannabis at gravesite Man accused of hiding weed in his two-year-old daughter’s coat pocket Beyond incarceration, a forfeiture order related to money and drugs was granted on July 6. This past May, the men, aged 36 and 23, were found in the home after officers executing a warrant in Coalville came upon 900-plus cannabis plants, whose value was said to top $858,000.

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Two U.K. men discovered in the suspended ceiling of a property housing 900 cannabis plants this spring have been sentenced to spend the next 16 months incarcerated.

The men received identical sentences in late June after earlier pleading guilty to producing cannabis, according to the Leicestershire Police.

With recreational weed being illegal throughout the U.K., the maximum penalty for supplying or producing a Class B drug like cannabis...

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