Man charged after police find £150,000 of cannabis in Rushden factory

A man has been charged with producing a controlled drug after police raided a cannabis factory in Rushden on Friday.

Monday, 2nd December 2019, 1:17 pm
Updated Monday, 2nd December 2019, 1:18 pm
Police found several rooms of mature cannabis plants in Rushden

Police officers found the cannabis factory in Montague Street, Rushden on Friday, November 29 between 11am and 3pm.

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Inside, officers found several rooms of mature cannabis plants with an estimated street value of more than £150,000.

Renaldo Matushi, 22, of Rushden, was arrested and subsequently charged with producing a controlled drug.

He appeared in court on Saturday, November 30 and was remanded to appear in Northampton Crown Court on January 2.