Two men charged as West Yorkshire Police seize 850 plants from HUGE cannabis farm

Two men have been charged after being caught inside a large cannabis farm in Bradford.

Wednesday, 18th September 2019, 9:40 pm

Officers worked with the fire service to uncover the farm in the BD4 postcode after a tip-off from members of the public.

They seized over 850 cannabis plants and found two men inside, who were arrested and charged in court today.

Police say they have distributed the pots and soil to Bradford Council, community groups and charities who are putting it to use growing vegetables and plants for the community.

An officer inside the huge cannabis plant (Photo: WYP)

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-> Leeds chicken takeaway bosses jailed after £50,000 of cannabis found stashed in freezerIn a Facebook post, the Bradford East Neighbourhood Policing Team said: "Excellent work by officers who located a large scale cannabis farm in BD4 yesterday. Over 850 cannabis plants have been seized.

"Two males were located inside and were arrested from the scene.

"Officers have conducted enquiries throughout the night and the males have been interviewed today and charged to court. They are now remanded in custody.

"Thank you to members of the public for providing us with the community intelligence. This has led to the seizure of a large amount of drugs, charge and remand of 2 suspects and disruption to organised crime.

Police seized over 850 cannabis plants from the farm (Photo: WYP)

"We would also like to thank our colleagues from the fire service who assisted us at the scene.

"We have also been able to redistribute the pots and soil to the council, community groups and charities who are now putting it to good use growing vegetables and plants for the community.

"Please continue to provide us with intelligence. We will act on it."