EAGLE-EYED police officers uncovered a cockfighting ring and a cannabis factory right after stopping a driver suspected of obtaining lied to get car insurance.
Officers stopped the 46-12 months-old’s van in Grevatt’s Lane, Climping, at 11am, on March 25, soon after checks exposed he was suspected of obtaining withheld the reality he had a criminal conviction when he had organised his motor insurance coverage.
When officers searched a home linked to the 46-12 months-outdated, in Cinders Lane, Yapton, they located a cannabis plant and products for growing cannabis as effectively as a variety of birds that had been becoming employed for cock-fighting and a cock-fighting ring.
The birds had been seized by officers from the animal charity the RSPCA.
The guy, from Tangmere, was questioned on suspicion of fraud, leading to an animal needless struggling and cultivating cannabis prior to becoming released on bail until finally 30 April whilst officers carry out additional inquiries.
He was one particular of 6 people arrested in Sussex as component of Operation Trivium, a national crackdown on foreign criminals utilizing the roads across the Uk.