Men arrested following further cannabis factory found on Warboys airfield

Around 2,200 plants and growing equipment were seized from the cannabis factory at Warboys Airfield.

Around 2,200 plants and growing equipment were seized from the cannabis factory at Warboys Airfield. Picture: CAMBRIDGESHIRE POLICE - Credit: Archant

Police officers have today (Wednesday) found another cannabis factory on the Warboys airfield.

Around 2,200 plants and growing equipment were seized from the cannabis factory at Warboys Airfield.

Around 2,200 plants and growing equipment were seized from the cannabis factory at Warboys Airfield. Picture: CAMBRIDGESHIRE POLICE - Credit: Archant

The factory, containing cannabis with a street value of around £1.8 million, was discovered following further reports of suspicious activity on the airstrip.

Around 2,200 plants and growing equipment were seized from the property this morning.

A 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of production of cannabis and a 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of production of cannabis and possession of a class A drug. Both men remain in custody at Thorpe Wood Police Station.

Sgt Michael Basford said: “This, on top of Monday’s find, has taken a staggering amount of drugs off our streets.

Around 2,200 plants and growing equipment were seized from the cannabis factory at Warboys Airfield.

Around 2,200 plants and growing equipment were seized from the cannabis factory at Warboys Airfield. Picture: CAMBRIDGESHIRE POLICE - Credit: Archant

“This is as a direct result of information from the public and really shows the difference people can make by reporting information to us.”

Suspicious activity can be reported on our website www.cambs.police.uk/report or by calling 101.