Three men charged after the discovery of a cannabis factory in Corby
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Three men have appeared before magistrates following the discovery of a cannabis factory in Corby on Saturday (July 9).
The men were arrested at a house in Kiel Walk on the Danesholme Estate, after officers from the Force were alerted to suspicious activity at the address.
More than 200 cannabis plants in different stages of growth and 14 bin bags of harvested cannabis plants worth an estimated street value of £200,000 were found inside the property.
Cheng Huang, aged 36, of no fixed address, Sheng Wu, aged 52, of no fixed address, and 54-year-old Qingquo Zheng, of no fixed address, were all charged with producing a controlled Class B drug.
The men appeared before Northampton Magistrates’ Court on Monday, July 11, where they were remanded in custody until their next appearance at Northampton Crown Court on Wednesday, August 24.
Detective Chief Inspector Andy Rogers, of the North LPA Crime Team, said: “Tackling and preventing drugs harm within Northamptonshire is a matter of priority for the Force, and working together with our partners, we will continue to disrupt the drugs supply chain in our county.
“If anyone has concerns in relation to any form of suspected illegal activity, please report it to us on 101, online at www.northants.police.uk/ro or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.”