Grantham cannabis warehouse pair admit guilt

Two men have been told to expect long sentences after admitting producing cannabis at a Lincolnshire warehouse.

Linh Mai Le, 33 and Tra Thank Hoang, 35, of no fixed address, were arrested after officers found 2,000 plants worth £1.2m in two Grantham sheds in January.

Sentencing was adjourned so police could continue to investigate further suspects thought to be involved.

The pair pleaded guilty to a charge of producing a Class B drug between 1 November 2012 and 10 January 2013.

'Vietnamese gangs'

Judge Sean Morris remanded both men in to custody until 12 April when they are due to be sentenced at Lincoln Crown Court.

He said: "Cannabis growing by Vietnamese gangs in this country is a major problem.

"No stone should be left unturned in the police investigation.

"These two defendants will be given credit for their early guilty pleas but a long sentence is inevitable as this is industrial scale production."

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