Man and woman from Wisbech charged with being involved in production of class B drug after discovery of large cannabis factory

PUBLISHED: 16:29 14 February 2017 | UPDATED: 16:29 14 February 2017

Man and woman from Wisbech charged with being involved in production of class B drug after discovery of large cannabis factory. PHOTO: Norfolk Police.

Man and woman from Wisbech charged with being involved in production of class B drug after discovery of large cannabis factory. PHOTO: Norfolk Police.

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Two people from Wisbech were charged with being involved in the production of a class B drug after a large cannabis factory was discovered in Wisbech at the weekend.

Around 70 plants, thought to be worth tens of thousands of pounds, were discovered at a property in Seabank Road just before 2am on Saturday (11).

Four people were arrested when Norfolk Police made the discovery whilst searching for a “missing person”.

A Cambridgeshire Police spokesman said: “A man in his 20s and a woman in her 40s, both from Wisbech, had been arrested on suspicion of being involved in the production of the Class B drug.

“They were both later released on bail to report back to officers on March 22.

“Another man, also in his 20s, and a tennage boy were also detained on suspicion of being involved in the production of cannabis and cultivating cannabis.

“Both were later released with no further action being taken against them.”

All plants and equipment found by police were seized and moved to police headquarters.

3 comments

  • Police valuations you really going to rely on those? And missing as in vulnerable or missing as in they were looking for someone they wanted to find? If cannabis was legalised under the same constraints as alcohol and tobacco with home grown on the scale of home made wine being legal, all the money spent on chasing cannabis growing and use could be spent chasing class A dealing, plus if weed could be bought legally it might keep users away from dealers and provide income for horticultural ists in the region.

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    FlintinChalk

    Sunday, February 12, 2017

  • Is it a good idea to publicise how much each plant is worth (upwards of £500) ? Now, any little scro*te , with the bright idea to earn some easy money will suddenly become all green fingered.

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    Jiblian

    Sunday, February 12, 2017

  • So in reality they stumbled upon a cannabis farm ,found by accident .

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    stoneman

    Saturday, February 11, 2017

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