Published: 12:00, 17 February 2017 |
Updated: 13:55, 17 February 2017
Two men have been jailed for producing cannabis worth more than £100,000 in Edenbridge.
David Dolor and Eran Phillip produced the Class B drug in a vacant property on the Warsop Industrial Estate, in Hever Road, between October 2013 and February 2016.
They both denied producing cannabis and abstracting electricity but were found guilty following a trial. They were sentenced at Maidstone Crown Court yesterday.
Upon arrival the police contacted the owners of the building and gained permission to enter three locked rooms. Once inside, a sophisticated production of cannabis plants was uncovered.
Records showed that the two offenders had rented the rooms since October 2013 and forensic analysis of a cigarette butt at the scene provided a match for Dolor.
Phillip, 37, of Long Close in Crawley, West Sussex, received a five year jail term.
PC Scott Morgan, the investigating officer, said: "This was a sophisticated operation to supply cannabis and we estimate that had the plants not been uncovered, they would have had a street value of up to £103,320.
"That is a significant amount of cannabis we have managed to take off the street and I welcome the sentence imposed by the judge."
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