Police raid drug farm

POLICE SEIZED 82 cannabis plants during a raid on a flat in the Gascoigne Estate, following a tip off from a resident. The drug farm was discovered in Rookwood House, St Marys, Barking, on Tuesday, June 16. Police officers found a bedroom being used

POLICE SEIZED 82 cannabis plants during a raid on a flat in the Gascoigne Estate, following a tip off from a resident.

The drug farm was discovered in Rookwood House, St Marys, Barking, on Tuesday, June 16.

Police officers found a bedroom being used for growing cannabis plants and that the 33-year-old occupant was tampering with the electricity meter.

Growing large amounts of cannabis requires constant light and heat.


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The suspect was arrested and has since been bailed pending further investigation.

The CPS is deciding whether to charge.

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