Derbyshire: A man wanted for money laundering offences is arrested
September 25, 2012, 3:08 pm
A man that was convicted of money laundering offences and was wanted by police has been arrested.
John Hammond (63) from Morden, Surrey, was convicted at Derby Crown Court on Wednesday, May 16. He was sentenced to three years imprisonment. He did not attend court and the court issued a warrant for his arrest.
On October 2, 2008 a drugs warrant was executed at an industrial unit on Graphite Way, Hadfield, Derbyshire. Of the 10 separate industrial units, three were being used for the cultivation of cannabis and contained around 1,700 plants at various stages of maturity.
Hammond was arrested on Monday, September 17 by the Metropolitan Police in Wimbledon. He will now start his three year sentence.
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