Hemp farm discovered in Hoorn

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Hemp farm discovered in Hoorn

Hoorn – The police discovered a cannabis nursery in a house in Hoorn on Thursday, March 23 around 1:10 pm. 189 hemp plants were found in one room. A 48-year-old man from the municipality of Hoorn is regarded as a suspect and his involvement is being investigated.

The police tracked down the cannabis farm after a tip. In addition to the cannabis plants, the police also found equipment to grow the plants in the house. Both the hemp plants and the equipment have been seized and will be destroyed.

The suspect has not been arrested, but must answer at a later time.


Electricity was illegally tapped in the house. The power company has removed the meter and shut off the power. Illegal power tapping is often the case at hemp farms and this entails the necessary risks for local residents. For example, a short circuit or overheating can cause a fire. It is therefore important that you report suspicions of a cannabis farm. Do you smell a strong hemp smell in your area? Are you experiencing a constant humming or whirring sound from an air extractor? Then you may well have to deal with a cannabis farm.

Suspicion of cannabis cultivation in your area?

Do you think there is a hemp farm near you? Then call the police on 0900-8844 or Report Crime Anonymously on 0800-7000. It is also possible to report to your municipality if you suspect a cannabis farm.


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Information source: Politie.nl

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