Police describe size of drugs find during Cambridgeshire raid as having the ‘wow factor’

‘Talk about the wow factor – when I said pretty big, I didn’t realise it was this big’ the words of

‘Talk about the wow factor – when I said pretty big, I didn’t realise it was this big’ the words of a Cambridgeshire police officer following a drugs raid in the county today. Picture; CAMBS COPS TWITTER - Credit: Archant

A police officer reflecting on the scale and extent of a drugs factory found in Cambridgeshire today described it as the “wow factor”.

‘Talk about the wow factor – when I said pretty big, I didn’t realise it was this big’ the words of

‘Talk about the wow factor – when I said pretty big, I didn’t realise it was this big’ the words of a Cambridgeshire police officer following a drugs raid in the county today. Picture; CAMBS COPS TWITTER - Credit: Archant

Cambridgeshire police reported on the raid via social media.

“Talk about wow factor,” South Cambs Police tweeted. “Hardwick community will be reassured.

“When I said pretty big, I didn’t realise it was this big. “Spread over several floors it is VERY big.

“Two in custody and officers will commence the destruction once our specialists and colleagues have completed their work.”

‘Talk about the wow factor – when I said pretty big, I didn’t realise it was this big’ the words of

‘Talk about the wow factor – when I said pretty big, I didn’t realise it was this big’ the words of a Cambridgeshire police officer following a drugs raid in the county today. Picture; CAMBS COPS TWITTER - Credit: Archant


You may also want to watch:


South Cambs Police said it was “a major drugs factory” and their CSI team had been called to collect forensic evidence.

Police said officers involved in raiding the factory included the rural crime action team “suitably dressed and equipped for the occasion” along with plain clothed police from St Neots and Cambourne.

Most Read

“We can now start to dismantle this scene at the drugs factory,” South Cambs police tweeted. “Very nice gesture as a young couple put a box of Roses on each car and gave officers some boxes. So very nice and quite touching”.

‘Talk about the wow factor – when I said pretty big, I didn’t realise it was this big’ the words of

‘Talk about the wow factor – when I said pretty big, I didn’t realise it was this big’ the words of a Cambridgeshire police officer following a drugs raid in the county today. Picture; CAMBS COPS TWITTER - Credit: Archant

‘Talk about the wow factor – when I said pretty big, I didn’t realise it was this big’ the words of

‘Talk about the wow factor – when I said pretty big, I didn’t realise it was this big’ the words of a Cambridgeshire police officer following a drugs raid in the county today. Picture; CAMBS COPS TWITTER - Credit: Archant

‘Talk about the wow factor – when I said pretty big, I didn’t realise it was this big’ the words of

‘Talk about the wow factor – when I said pretty big, I didn’t realise it was this big’ the words of a Cambridgeshire police officer following a drugs raid in the county today. Picture; CAMBS COPS TWITTER - Credit: Archant

‘Talk about the wow factor – when I said pretty big, I didn’t realise it was this big’ the words of

‘Talk about the wow factor – when I said pretty big, I didn’t realise it was this big’ the words of a Cambridgeshire police officer following a drugs raid in the county today. Picture; CAMBS COPS TWITTER - Credit: Archant

‘Talk about the wow factor – when I said pretty big, I didn’t realise it was this big’ the words of

‘Talk about the wow factor – when I said pretty big, I didn’t realise it was this big’ the words of a Cambridgeshire police officer following a drugs raid in the county today. Picture; CAMBS COPS TWITTER - Credit: Archant

‘Talk about the wow factor – when I said pretty big, I didn’t realise it was this big’ the words of

‘Talk about the wow factor – when I said pretty big, I didn’t realise it was this big’ the words of a Cambridgeshire police officer following a drugs raid in the county today. Picture; CAMBS COPS TWITTER - Credit: Archant

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter