He said: “They held us all in bed and shouted ‘show us your hands, show us your hands’ and that was when they asked us how long we’d lived there. “I told them we’d only moved in three weeks ago and very quickly they were like ‘oh…have you got any ID?’
“We all showed them our IDs and then they realised they had the wrong people, they started sort of chuckling about it.”
You'd think they'd be embarrased and apologetic, wouldn't you? If you were living in a cave watching only reruns of 'Dixon Of Dock Green', that is...
Ollie was then asked if he had any drugs in his room, to which he replied yes, his privately prescribed cannabis for mental health purposes. He said the officer questioned whether his prescription was legitimate. Ollie lodged a formal complaint to Sussex Police about the raid and the querying over his medical cannabis.
So having bust in to the wrong address, they decided to compound that by going on a fishing expedition?!?
The force sent a formal letter to Ollie confirming they were not pursuing the issue due to the small amount found.
Oh, not because they screwed up again and it was legal. Say, why didn't they know that, anyway?
The letter also said: “I am afraid that police officers cannot be expected to know about every aspect of every law which affects UK citizens.”