Man arrested after cannabis worth £250,000 uncovered

Cannabis found at house in Whittlesey

Nearly £250,000 worth of cannabis was uncovered at a house in Whittlesey. - Credit: Cambridgeshire Constabulary

Cannabis worth nearly £250,000 was found at a house in Whittlesey. 

Officers from Cambridgeshire police’s rural crime action team discovered the cannabis at the property on Stonald Road on Monday, October 4. 

A man was arrested at the scene. 

A Cambridgeshire police spokesperson said: “On Monday, they discovered a house full of cannabis in Whittlesey - and by full of, we mean 300 plants with a street value of almost £250,000!  

“A man in his 30s was arrested at the scene and taken to police custody.  

Cannabis found in Whittlesey

Cannabis was uncovered by police at a house in Whittlesey. - Credit: Cambridgeshire Constabulary

“These drugs fund organised crime, and it's our duty to get them off our streets, and help keep Cambridgeshire safe.” 

Police are asking residents to look out for signs of illegal cannabis factories, including blacked-out windows, people coming and going throughout the day and a ‘hum’ noise from fans and ventilation. 

Cannabis house in Whittlesey

Police turned up outside this house in Whittlesey as they found nearly £250,000 worth of cannabis. - Credit: Cambridgeshire Constabulary

If you suspect a drug-related crime and to report it, visit: https://bit.ly/3oysMe0.   

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