Thurrock Council and Essex Police uncover cannabis factory in East Tilbury

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TEAM work between Thurrock Council’s environmental enforcement team and Essex Police has led to the discovery of a suspected cannabis cultivation site.

On Friday, 6 December, a member of the council’s enforcement team was investigating a suspected fly-tipping incident near the car wash in Princes Margaret Road, East Tilbury, when he noticed suspicious activity. After calling Essex Police, their officers conducted a search and found a number of plants believed to be cannabis.

Four people have been arrested on suspicion of production of a controlled drug and have been bailed pending further investigation.

To report a crime, call Essex Police on 999 in an emergency, or 101. Residents can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

One Response to "Thurrock Council and Essex Police uncover cannabis factory in East Tilbury"

  1. thurrocksgonedownhill   December 11, 2019 at 4:10 pm

    This comes as no surprise the whole area now reeks of cannabis and drugs are common in the park.

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