£6 Million Of Cannabis Found In Huge Soham Factory

29 May 2014, 10:36 | Updated: 29 May 2014, 10:42

A huge cannabis factory has been discovered by officers in Soham.

Officers were on patrol in Fordham Road at about 11pm last night when they noticed the smell of the drug. They followed the scent to an industrial unit in Regal Drive.

Police forced entry to the premises and discovered thousands of cannabis plant with a estimated potential street value yield of up to £6m.

Scenes of crime officers will be carrying out investigations at the site to establish how many plants are in the unit.

Sergeant Dan Bramley said: "This was good proactive work by the officers who tracked down the cannabis factory after noticing the smell.”

One person has been arrested on suspicion of producing cannabis. He is currently in custody at Parkside Police Station.