A man has been charged in connection with the discovery of a significant cannabis farm in Ipswich.

Suffolk police conducted a search warrant at a property in Spring Road on Friday, January 19 after officers received intelligence about a drugs-related offence. 

When the officers entered the property, they discovered a cannabis farm with about 200 plants inside.

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A 34-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of production or being concerned with the production of cannabis.

Erion Nezaj, of Spring Road in Ipswich, was taken to Martlesham police investigation centre for questioning after the raid.

He was subsequently charged with the production of cannabis between Tuesday, December 2023 and Friday, January 19, 2024. 

Nezaj was remanded in custody to appear before Suffolk Magistrates' Court in Ipswich on Saturday, January 20.

He was further remanded for a further court appearance at Ipswich Crown Court on Monday, February 19.