Mother and son in court over cannabis production and abstracting electricity

PUBLISHED: 12:02 11 March 2018 | UPDATED: 12:02 11 March 2018

Norwich Crown Court. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich Crown Court. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY


A mother and son have both admitted their involvement in producing cannabis in a west Norfolk village.

Edward Newman, 28, admitted producing cannabis and abstracting a quantity of electricity at an address in Feltwell Road, Southery, on and before November 3, last year, when he appeared at Norwich Crown Court.

His mother, Suzanne Sahan, 53, of the same address in Feltwell Road, Southery, who appeared alongside her son, admitted one charge of allowing premises to be
used for the production of cannabis on November 3, last year.

Judge Katharine Moore ordered pre-sentence reports for the pair and warned that all sentencing options would be open to the court, including custody. Sentencing was adjourned until April 6.

William Carter, appeared for Sahan and Newman represented himself at the short hearing. Both were given conditional bail.

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