Officers from the Hartlepool Neighbourhood Police Group found the cannabis farm yesterday afternoon, Wednesday October two, at about two.10pm.
More than 200 plants at a variety of stages of maturity had been seized from the farm which spanned all 3 floors of the constructing.
A man in his twenties was arrested on suspicion of cultivation of cannabis and officers mentioned the man is at the moment assisting police with their enquiries.
ergeant Adrian Dack, of the Hartlepool Neighborhood Security Group, mentioned: “The group have once again acted upon the details offered by the neighborhood with a optimistic outcome, much more controlled drugs have been recovered and we at the moment have a male in custody awaiting to be interviewed.
“This action is not just about disrupting organised crime and the production of controlled drugs, its about us taking optimistic action, responding to what the neighborhood inform us they want, identifying vulnerable individuals involved in organised crime and supporting these most vulnerable in society from getting exploited by these sorts of crime. We will continue to do so but we nevertheless want your enable and assistance.”
Yesterday’s action was performed as element of Operation Sentinel, a tri-force operation in between Cleveland, Northumbria and Durham police, to target severe and organised crime across the area.
Supply: The Northen Echo