Seven arrests after cannabis found growing in a house in Canterbury Road, Herne Bay

Seven people have been arrested after more than 200 cannabis plants were found growing in a house.

The drug factory was discovered on a property on Canterbury Road in Herne Bay.

Cannabis plants found in a house in Herne Bay

The discovery was made after police were called to a report of people loading what appeared to be cannabis plants into two vehicles outside the house at 1:30 p.m. yesterday.

The vehicles then reportedly left the property and were followed by officers onto the A2, where a car was stopped as it was traveling on the A2 at Pepper Hill, near Gravesend.

The second vehicle was stopped by officers on the A2 near Falconwood, south-east London.

While searching the cars, officers found cannabis plants and growing equipment.

More than 200 plants at different stages of growth have been discovered
More than 200 plants at different stages of growth have been discovered

They arrested two 64-year-old men from Greater London and a 35-year-old woman with no fixed address near Pepper Hill.

Two men, aged 24 and 25, with no fixed address were arrested by officers while traveling on the A2 near Falconwood.

A search warrant was then issued on the Herne Bay property, where more than 200 plants in different stages of growth were found, along with other growing equipment.

Two men, both 25, were arrested inside the property.

All seven have been arrested on suspicion of being involved in the production of cannabis and remain in detention while the investigation continues.

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