Three men have been arrested by Humberside Police after a suspected cannabis grow with an estimated street value of between £2.5million and £4 million was uncovered by our officers.
pro-active teams carried out a warrant at the premises in an industrial unit in Park Farm Road, Scunthorpe, on Monday, July 28.
Two men, aged 29 and 48, were arrested on suspicion of producing a controlled drug and a 50-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of supplying a controlled drug.
All three men remain in police custody.
Detective Inspector Kerry Bull said:
“This premises has been converted into industrial-sized professional cannabis grow.
“I believe that there are in excess of 15,000 plants in various stages of cultivation.
“Our forensic teams and specially trained search officers are working on-site to secure evidence and remove the plants and equipment for destruction.
“We will continue to identify and close down these operations and bring to justice those involved in the production and supply of controlled drugs, which we know can bring misery to our communities.”