Sheffield cannabis grower to be evicted from social home

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Communities, Legal

A Sheffield social tenant who cultivated cannabis on his property is to be turfed from his home. A police raid on Philip Mattimore's house revealed a cannabis growing enterprise with a street value of £11,760. Mattimore, 32, of Emerson Crescent, Parson Cross, had been in the Sheffield Homes property for four years. The police raid discovered that Mr Mattimore was cultivating cannabis in the home's bedroom, whilst he appeared to be sleeping in the lounge. Eight medium-sized plants were found...

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