POLICE discovered a cannabis factory in the cellar of a Lancaster house after carrying out a drugs raid.
Officers executed a search warrant at a property on Derby Road in Skerton at around 4.30pm on Thursday, January 5, following complaints of a smell coming from the address and the discovery of a small number of plants.
Further investigation revealed over 50 plants in varying stages of maturity and a large quantity of recently harvested cannabis.
The plants, which have an estimated street value of up to £20,000, were seized, along with a sophisticated hydroponic cultivation system.
A 31-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of a class B drug. He has been released on police bail pending further inquiries.
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