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Police raid Cannabis factories in Folkestone and Dover

Contributed by editor on Feb 16, 2009 - 10:00 PM










Local police have seized more than 2,200 cannabis plants and closed
down two cannabis factories in Folkestone and Dover.













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A search warrant was carried out at an address in
Coolinge Road, Folkestone on Friday (13 February) where 392 plants were
seized.



A man was arrested and charged with being involved in the production of
a controlled drug. He was remanded in custody and appeared before
Magistrates on Saturday where he was remanded.



Meanwhile, more than 1700 cannabis plants were discovered at a flat in
Folkestone Road, Dover, also on Friday.



This was a large and sophisticated cultivation set up and the
electricity meter had been by-passed.



One man was arrested at the scene and has been charged with being
involved in the production of a controlled drug, he is due to appear at
Folkestone Magistrates Court on Monday (16 February).