Jailed after fire led to cannabis discovery

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A HUCKNALL man has been jailed for growing cannabis at a house in Derbyshire.

Steven Ford (pictured), of St John’s Crescent, pleaded guilty to producing a Class B drug and extracting electricity.

The 30 year-old was sentenced by a judge at Nottingham Crown Court to 22 months behind bars.

It was after police attended a house on Alissa Avenue, Ripley, in September 2011 after a fire was reported in an upstairs bedroom, that a number of cannabis plants were discovered.

If anyone has any information about drug use in your community, get in touch with police on 101.

Alternatively, call the free and confidential Crimestoppers hotline on 0800 555 111.