A man has been jailed after a cannabis factory was discovered by police in High Wycombe.

Alban Derri, 28, of Carrington Road, High Wycombe pleaded guilty to one count of production of a controlled drug of class B, namely cannabis, and one count of abstraction of electricity without authority at Aylesbury Crown Court on Tuesday.

He was sentenced at the same hearing to one year and one month imprisonment after which he will be deported.

Officers discovered the cannabis factory at a property on June 17 with three rooms were being used to grow the plant. More than 100 plants were found.

Derri was found in the property and arrested. He was charged the following day.

Investigating officer, PC John Watson, based at High Wycombe police station said: “The estimated street value of what officers found in the property is around £145,000.

“Their swift actions led to the arrest of Derri and he will now serve time in prison for his actions.

“Thames Valley Police is committed to the disruption of drug dealers through the Stronghold campaign where we continue to work in partnership to tackle serious organised crime and exploitation."

Anyone concerned about drug-related crime in their area or who thinks someone may be a victim of drug exploitation should call 101, 999 in an emergency or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.