Search

Chatham man arrested in £100,000 Margate cannabis farm bust

PUBLISHED: 10:34 02 November 2017

Police

Police

Archant

The suspect has since been released pending further investigation

A 24-year-old man from Chatham has been arrested following the discovery of a Cannabis farm.

Kent Policer officers searched a home in Margate on the afternoon of October 11 and seized 110 plants, predicted to have a potential value of more than £100,000.

The search followed a report of a disturbance at the address. No one was at the address when officers arrived and no arrests were made.

The suspect was later arrested on Sunday in Surrey on suspicion of drug-driving and possessing cannabis.

He was further arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis in Kent and has been released pending further investigation.

Other popular content

Wed, 14:31

Stanford Parish Council chair Matthew Webb has led the fight against the proposals since they were first announced in 2015

Wed, 11:14

KCC faces a drastic shortage in Year 7 places in the town over the next few years

Friday, November 10, 2017

Water levels have lowered significantly in recent days

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Temporary cuts to services have been in place since June and are not likely to return until the new year

Digital edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
Kent Life Food & Drink awards 2016. Open for entries.

Most read

Local business directory

Kent's trusted business finder