Man arrested after cannabis factory found in Peterborough home

A man has been arrested after a cannabis factory was found in a Peterborough home.

Wednesday, 31st March 2021, 2:19 pm
Updated Wednesday, 31st March 2021, 2:20 pm
Some of the cannabis found in the address

Officers carried out a warrant at the address in Oswald Road, Sugar Way, Peterborough yesterday.

A Peterborough police spokesman said: "The landlord visited the house to carry out checks, but when he couldn't get inside he called us

A" 26-year-old man of no fixed address was found inside and arrested on suspicion of producing cannabis. He remains in custody at Thorpe Wood.

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Some of the cannabis found in the address

"There were 121 cannabis plants in total. Cash made from cannabis factories is often used to fund organised crime and we're working hard to tackle that, but need your help.

"Look out for signs of illegal cannabis factories, including blacked out windows and people coming and going at various times of the day. If you live close to one you may also notice a distinctive ‘hum’ noise from the fans and ventilation."

Anyone with information should call police on 101.

Some of the cannabis found in the address