Recovered stolen digger and trailer uncovers secret cannabis production site

Rural crime cops in Willingham discovered a stolen digger and trailer in Willingham, along with a secret cannabis...

Rural crime cops in Willingham discovered a stolen digger and trailer in Willingham, along with a secret cannabis production site. Picture: Twitter - Credit: Archant

Police who discovered a stolen tractor and trailer found more than they bargained for when coming across a secret cannabis production site.

Rural crime cops in Willingham discovered a stolen digger and trailer in Willingham, along with a secret cannabis...

Rural crime cops in Willingham discovered a stolen digger and trailer in Willingham, along with a secret cannabis production site. Picture: Twitter - Credit: Archant

Officers from Cambridgeshire Constabulary’s Rural Crime Action Team made the discovery in Willingham on Thursday, November 26.

A tracker activation led officers to the site where the stolen digger was recovered, along with five cannabis grows, two more trailers, two gators, two quad bikes and a caravan.

Six men were also arrested as a result of the bust by A shift and C shift officers at Cambs rural cops.

They tweeted: “Helped by A shift and C shift CID at Willingham yesterday after a tracker activation on stolen plant.

Rural crime cops in Willingham discovered a stolen digger and trailer in Willingham, along with a secret cannabis...

Rural crime cops in Willingham discovered a stolen digger and trailer in Willingham, along with a secret cannabis production site. Picture: Twitter - Credit: Archant

“The stolen digger & trailer was seized along with 5 x cannabis grows 2 x trailers 2 x gators 2 x quad bikes 1 x caravan 6 x males arrested.”

Rural crime cops in Willingham discovered a stolen digger and trailer in Willingham, along with a secret cannabis...

Rural crime cops in Willingham discovered a stolen digger and trailer in Willingham, along with a secret cannabis production site. Picture: Twitter - Credit: Archant

Rural crime cops in Willingham discovered a stolen digger and trailer in Willingham, along with a secret cannabis...

Rural crime cops in Willingham discovered a stolen digger and trailer in Willingham, along with a secret cannabis production site. Picture: Twitter - Credit: Archant