January 13th, 2011 12:18 EST
Cops Raid Home Looking For Pot, Find Only Cute Guinea Pigs
"COPS have been forced to apologise to a British mum after they swooped on the family home in Bradford searching for a cannabis factory and instead found an electric heater keeping two pet guinea pigs warm, the Yorkshire Evening Post reported yesterday.
Pam Hardcastle, 42, said officers from West Yorkshire Police obtained a search warrant and mounted a raid on her family`s home when they thought they had uncovered a specialist heating system designed to grow cannabis."
Read more: http://www.news.com.au/weird-true-freaky/british-cops-swoop-in-drug-raid-find-only-find-guinea-pigs/story-e6frflri-1225986346179#ixzz1AvpnNRMV
It`s a shame that the police waste manpower, equipment and money using a surveillance helicopter to catch homeowners growing pot. They should be looking for burglars and muggers instead of wasting taxpayers` money trying to find cannabis factories.
It`s comforting to know that while you are sleeping in your bed, Big Brother is watching you. I like to keep my home at a toasty 79 degrees, do I have to fear the cops raiding my home? If the cops raid my home, they may not get out of my home in one piece. I don`t have tiny and cuddly guinea pigs, I have a Pit Bull and a Chow and they would attack the criminal cops.
I hope that Pam Hardcastle and her two guinea pigs - named Simon and Kenny weren`t too traumatized by the thuggish cops.
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