£200k cannabis factory discovered in East Haddon

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A CANNABIS factory worth £200,000 and firearms have been discovered by police in East Haddon.

A raid took place yesterday (Thursday) at a farm premises in the village saw 450 plants seized by police alongside two illegally held and loaded firearms.

Officers also found three boxes of processed plants and a caravan believed to be stolen.

The warrants saw five men, aged 22, two aged 25, 47, 68, arrested on suspicion of drugs offences and they have since been released on police bail.

A 33-year-old woman was also arrested on suspicion of drugs offences and has been sent to court for failing to appear for a separate offence.

A second warrant, linked to the raid in East Haddon, was carried out at Southfield Avenue in Delapre, Northampton on the same day. This saw £10,000 in cash and three vehicles seized.

The warrant saw a 24-year-old man arrested on suspicion of drugs offences and the theft of a motor vehicle. He has been arrested on suspiction of drugs offences and the theft of a motor vehicle. He has since been released on bail. An 18-year-old woman has been arrested and charged with assault and obstructing a police officer.