Drugs bust finds more than 100 cannabis plants in Royston

Police pursued a driver who failed to stop on the A414 in High Ongar . Picture: Archant

Police pursued a driver who failed to stop on the A414 in High Ongar . Picture: Archant - Credit: Archant

More than 100 cannabis plants were seized at a property in Royston yesterday.

Officers attended the address in Wordsworth Close at around 1.30pm after recieving a tip off.

A police spokeswoman confirmed that a 35-year-old man of no fixed address has been arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the production of a controlled drug. He remains in custody, and police are investigating.

A cannabis factory has previously been found on Wordsworth Close, in 2015 more than 200 plants were discovered at a property.

READ MORE: Royston MP expresses concern after police stumble across Royston cannabis factoryIf anyone has information that can help with the investigation, contact police on 101, quoting crime reference 41/33046/19.

Suspected drug use can be reported via 101 or by dialling 999 in an emergency.


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