Police shut down Basildon cannabis farm and seize 350 plants

Police carried out a drugs warrant in Basildon at 8.30am today, Saturday February 10.

Officers forced the door to the industrial unit at Noble Square, Pitsea, where they found over 350 cannabis plants at various stages of growth and hydroponic equipment and lights.

All cannabis plants will be destroyed.

No one was present at the location and no arrests have been made.

If you have any information about who is cultivating or dealing drugs, you can let police know by submitting a report on their website www.essex.police.uk/digital101 or by using the online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.

Alternatively, you can call 101.

In an emergency always call 999.

If you would like to make an anonymous report, you can contact independent charity on Twitter at @CrimestoppersUK, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.