A 51 year old woman has also been arrested in connection with the cannabis factory in Arterial Road, Wickford and is currently in police custody being questioned on suspicion of production of cannabis and abstraction of electricity.
The 56-year-old man arrested yesterday has been released on police bail, pending further enquiries until August 8.
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March in the Anglia region has been much drier and sunnier than normal although temperatures have been around average.
Breezy and rather cloudy overnight but mainly dry. On Sunday, becoming wet and windy for much of the morning after a dry start.
It will be a windy weekend with outbreaks of rain at times but also some drier and brighter weather. Feeling milder.