Hampshire Constabulary

70 year old man arrested following discovery of Basingstoke cannabis factory

Press release   •   Jul 07, 2019 13:40 BST

A 70 year old man has been arrested following the discovery of a cannabis factory in Warwick Road, Basingstoke.

The man, from Hook, has been released on conditional bail, was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the production of a Class B drug and abstracting electricity without authority.

The cannabis factory was discovered after police searched the address in Warwick Road on July 7.

If you have any information about suspected drugs activity in your area, call 101 or report online via www.hampshire.police.uk. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

If a crime is in progress or there is risk of harm to someone, always call 999.