Man charged in connection with Felthorpe cannabis factory

Police at the cannabis factory on Brands Lane in Felthorpe. Picture: Dominic Gilbert

Police at the cannabis factory on Brands Lane in Felthorpe. Picture: Dominic Gilbert - Credit: Archant

A man has been charged in connection with the discovery of a cannabis factory in Felthorpe.

Officers executed a warrant at a property in Brands Lane yesterday morning and discovered more than 330 cannabis plants and hydroponics equipment.

Rimantas Valentukonis, aged 51 and of no fixed address, has been charged with producing a Class B drug and is due to appear at Norwich Magistrates Court tomorrow morning.

A second man, aged in his 30s, who was also arrested, has been released under investigation while the enquiry continues.


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