Cannabis Factory Discovered In North West Leicestershire

7 February 2019, 15:21 | Updated: 7 February 2019, 15:27


A cannabis factory with around 50-thousand pounds worth of the drug in, has been found in Ashby, in Leicestershire.

Police made the discovery at a flat in Market Street on Thursday 7th Feb.

Officers executed a warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act and found more than 138 fully grown cannabis plants and about 200 immature plants

Two men, aged 29 and 43, have been arrested.

PC Joel Tarplin, the investigating officer, said: “This is by far one of the biggest seizures of cannabis we have had in the local area. The warrants were executed after information was received about suspicious activity in the property.