Big cannabis farm in Rossendale rumbled by off-duty police officer

yellow leaf plant lot near a green field during daytime

A huge scale cannabis farm with hundreds of plants has been uncovered at a mill in Rossendale.

The discovery was created by an off-duty police officer at the Isle of Man Mill on Burnley Road East in Water.

Officers identified extra than 700 plants spread across two floors soon after gaining entry to the constructing yesterday afternoon (September 1).

The electrical energy meter is understood to have been bypassed.

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Lancashire Police stated it was a ‘large scale cannabis set up’ and is in the method of getting dismantled.

No arrests have been created.

B&ampE Boys, who are understood to personal the constructing, have been unavailable for comment when contacted by LancsLive.

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A police spokesperson stated: “An off-duty police officer came across the cannabis set up on Burnley Road East at 12.50pm yesterday.

“It is a huge scale cannabis set-up with more than 700 plants.

“No arrests have been created and enquiries are ongoing.”

Everyone with information and facts should really contact police on 101 quoting log quantity 660 of September 1.

It comes soon after a £4.5m drugs factory was identified in Oswaldtwistle final Wednesday – one particular of the greatest ever drug seizures in the county – and one more set-up in Accrington with extra than 200 plants was identified yesterday.

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