‘Strong smell’ rumbles cannabis farm

Police discover cannabis farm in Hackney HackneyMPS/Twitter

Police discover cannabis farm in Hackney HackneyMPS/Twitter - Credit: Archant

A cannabis factory was discovered in Hackney yesterday morning, following complaints from neighbours about a “strong smell”.

Officers in Hackney discovered several cannabis plants after searching a home in Stoke Newington at 7.30am, and posted a picture of the find to their official Twitter page MPS Hackney.

Police Sergeant Adam Turvey said: “We forced entry using our specialist method of entry team and found a cannabis factory.”

One man was arrested and taken into custody on suspicion of the cultivation of cannabis.


You may also want to watch:


Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter