A man accused of cultivating cannabis is due in court today. 

Ben Jackson, of Bluehouse Road in Chingford, is charged with producing a controlled Class B drug and failing to report back to police.

On May 13 last year, Jackson was arrested in Clacton, Essex, after police seized 53 Cannabis plants from a residential address.  

Following his arrest and release on police bail, he was due to report back to Clacton police in August but failed to appear.

He is due to enter a plea today at Chelmsford Crown Court.