Men charged after police uncover cannabis factories in Banbury

Police have issued advice
Police have issued advice

Two men from Banbury have been charged with drugs related offences after the discovery of two cannabis farms with mature plants at Tithe Court and Foundry Street.

Police also discovered a small quantity of heroin when they raided the properties on Friday, June 5.

Darren James, 34, of Tithe Court, was charged on Tuesday, July 14 with one count of producing cannabis. He was bailed to appear at Banbury Magistrates’ Court on 31 July.

David James, aged 55, of Foundry Street, was charged on June 24 with one count of possession of heroin and one count of producing cannabis. He appeared at Banbury Magistrates’ Court on July 10 where he admitted producing cannabis and the possession of heroin. David James was handed a community order with a rehabilitation activity requirement, ordered to pay a £60 victim surcharge, £85 costs and a criminal courts charge of £180.