Charges after Rickinghall cannabis factory raid

Two men and a woman have been charged following the discovery of a cannabis factory in north Suffolk.

One thousand cannabis plants and hydroponic equipment were seized by police during a raid at a farm building at Rickinghall, near Diss, on March 5.

Richard Jackson, 44, and Melanie Jackson, 43, both of Mill Road, Occold, near Eye, and Gary Jackson, 47, of West Belvedere, Danbury, Chelmsford, have been charged by police with producing cannabis at the property on New Delight Road, Rickinghall.

All three are due before Bury St Edmunds Magistrates' Court on October 12. Richard Jackson has also been charged with abstracting electricity.