A man who was caught tending to a £250,000 cannabis farm in Sheffield has been jailed.

Florin Trifan was arrested after police executed a drugs warrant at a property on Minto Road, Hillsborough on April 10 this year.

Officers found 254 cannabis plants in the loft and the cellar of the property. The plants were capable of yielding cannabis with a street value of around £250,000.

The 30-year-old defendant, of no fixed address, was jailed at Sheffield Crown Court on May 12 after pleading guilty to production of a class B drug.

PC Laura Thompson, investigating, said: “Cultivating cannabis on this scale funds the activities of organised criminals.

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