Three sentenced after cannabis factory discovered in Pratts Bottom
PUBLISHED: 09:56 22 October 2014 | UPDATED: 09:56 22 October 2014
The final person has been sentenced after the discovery of a cannabis factory and CS Gas in Pratts Bottom.
Anthony Parsons, 43, of Iron Mill Lane, Dartford was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment suspended for two years, at the Inner London Crown Court on October 16.
He was found guilty of production of a Class B controlled drug and possession of cannabis.
He was also required to undertake 200 hours unpaid community service.
Parsons had two co-conspirators.
Michael Ross, 65, of Norstead Lane, Pratts Bottom, was sentenced to four years imprisonment at the Inner London Crown Court on August 15 after being found guilty of production of a Class B controlled drug, possession with intent to supply cannabis, abstracting electricity and possession of a prohibited weapon- a CS Gas canister.
Christine Ross, 60, of Norstead Lane, Pratts Bottom, was given a conditional discharge at the Inner London Crown Court on August 15 after also being found guilty of possession of a prohibited weapon.
Police had been called on December 20 to reports of a suspected burglary at the Plastic Red nightclub in Station Road, Sidcup.
Officers attended and arrested Michael Ross and Parsons at the scene, along with a quantity of cannabis.
A subsequent search of a linked address in Norstead Lane, Pratts Bottom led to discovery of a cannabis factory with over 200 cannabis plants, a CS Gas canister along with boxes of cannabis hidden in the fridge.
Christine Ross was arrested at the address.
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