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

yellow leaf plant lot near a green field during daytime

A significant 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 a lot more than 700 plants spread across two floors soon after gaining entry to the creating yesterday afternoon (September 1).

The electrical energy meter is understood to have been bypassed.

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

No arrests have been created.

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

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

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

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

Any one with data need to get in touch with 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 – a single of the most significant ever drug seizures in the county – and one more set-up in Accrington with a lot more than 200 plants was identified yesterday.

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