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Leicestershire Police discover over 900 cannabis plants with street value of £800,000 on Winterbeck Industrial Estate in Bottesford





More than 900 cannabis plants were discovered on an industrial estate.

Leicestershire Police discovered 953 plants just after 1pm on May 8 in an industrial unit on the Winterbeck Industrial Estate in Bottesford.

The plants were at varying stages of maturity and have an estimated street value of £800,000.

The plants have a street value of £800,000.
The plants have a street value of £800,000.

Darren Richardson, area policing commander for Melton and Rutland, said: “These grows are quite often connected to organised crime groups, although generally perceived as victimless crimes these criminals are involved in money laundering, child exploitation and modern-day slavery.”

Leicestershire Police discovered the plants in an industrial unit in the Winterbeck Industrial Estate in Bottesford.
Leicestershire Police discovered the plants in an industrial unit in the Winterbeck Industrial Estate in Bottesford.
Leicestershire Police discovered the plants in an industrial unit in the Winterbeck Industrial Estate in Bottesford.
Leicestershire Police discovered the plants in an industrial unit in the Winterbeck Industrial Estate in Bottesford.
953 plants were discovered in the unit.
953 plants were discovered in the unit.

No one was found at the unit and investigations are ongoing.



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