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Drug farm discovered in Northfleet

04 December 2012

Drugs factory uncovered in NorthfleetA drugs factory with £290,000 worth of cannabis has been uncovered in Northfleet.

Police raided a warehouse on Grove Road last Wednesday (November 28) and discovered about 500 plants worth about £200,000 along with 20 kilos of dried cannabis in trays with an estimated street value of about £90,000.

Drugs liaison officer Adrian Parsons said: "There was a significant number of plants and dried cannabis seized following a tip-off from Crimestoppers.

"Most of our finds are residential dwellings and it is fairly unusual to come across one that is a commercial set-up."

No arrests have been made, but if anyone has information call 101 quoting reference XY/036520/12.

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