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Cannabis factory uncovered in Thorncombe
11:05am Tuesday 13th November 2012 in Chard
POLICE uncovered a £26,000 cannabis factory at a property in Thorncombe following a raid on Monday night.
Officers from Lyme Regis, Bridport and Weymouth carried out the drugs warrant along with a police dog and support of the force helicopter.
A police spokesman said: “A large quantity of cannabis plants and cultivation equipment were found at the address.”
They said that 67 mature plants were found with a street value of £26k.
A 42-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of “cultivating a controlled substance” and has been bailed pending further investigations.
Anyone who can help with information is asked to call Dorset Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800-555111.