More than 6,000 cannabis plants discovered across 40 rooms in U.K. building

Growth op

Authorities in West Midlands, U.K. have stamped out one of the largest cannabis growing operations ever discovered in the area. More than 6,000 plants were found growing across 40 rooms on a property recently raided by police, per Birmingham Mail . Mystery cannabis grower sprouts 146 plants in vacant home Man arrested after police show up at the wrong address and discover an illegal cannabis grow Cannabis concealed in dog food leads to multi-million-dollar bust West Midlands Police have estimated the grow to be worth about £6.5 million ($11.1 million). It’s not clear if anyone was on the property at the time of the raid but police say the investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made. The electricity had been bypassed in the building and police shared an image of a tangle of wires that were allegedly powering the operation. “Our specialist Cannabis Disposal Team have been clearing the scene and working with Western Power to make the site safe as the electricity had been bypassed,” a police spokesperson said. On Twitter, the cannabis disposal team highlighted the raid, adding the hashtag #FundsDenied. So this is what powers 6.5 thousand plant cannabis farm and yes today we seized £6.5 million worth from over 40 rooms of a very large building. #FundsDenied #CriminalFundsSeized #BiggestSoFar— West Mids Police Cannabis Disposal Team (@CannabisTeamWMP) May 24, 2021   Anyone with information about the grow is encouraged to contact the police. The raid comes about a month after police busted a £700,000 ($1.2 million) growing operation at a local wedding venue. Abandoned buildings, whether homes or factories, are often used as cultivation sites. Last year, a 65-year-old landlord in the same region of the U.K. received an unexpected phone call from police after 146 cannabis plants were found growing inside one…

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