A man has been charged and to be sentenced after over 200 cannabis plants were seized following a house raid.

Valmir Beqiri, 25, of Limes Avenue, Chigwell, was arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis on Sunday, January 26.

Essex Police Community Policing Team officers executed a warrant at the address on the same day at around 1pm, where three rooms were found full of cannabis plants.

He was remanded in custody overnight after being charged with the offence.

Beqiri is due to be sentenced at on Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on Monday, February 24.