Dramatic pictures show scale of Seaton Carew cannabis farm - with estimated worth of half a million pounds

A 22-year-old man has been charged with drug offences after a police raid unearthed a cannabis farm worth half a million pounds in Seaton Carew.

Thursday, 6th February 2020, 4:37 pm
Updated Friday, 7th February 2020, 11:18 am

Following a police raid at a residential property on The Green, in Seaton Carew, on Wednesday, February 5, officers discovered 478 cannabis plants with an estimated street value of £500,000.

Officers have confirmed a 22-year-old was arrested and charged following the raid.

Dramatic pictures taken by Cleveland Police shows the scale of the cannabis farm found inside the residential property.

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A 22-year-old man has been charged

A spokesman for the force said: “A 22-year-old man was charged with production of a class B drug. He was due to appear at Teesside Magistrates Court on Thursday, February 6.

“Anyone with information regarding drugs activity in their local area is urged to contact Cleveland Police Community Drugs Enforcement Team on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.”

Cannabis farm found in Seaton Carew