Police seek man linked with “biggest ever” Kent cannabis factory found in Dartford

PUBLISHED: 12:04 25 September 2013 | UPDATED: 12:04 25 September 2013

The man Kent Police want to speak to, who is believed to go by the name Stefan Nardi

The man Kent Police want to speak to, who is believed to go by the name Stefan Nardi


Kent Police have released an image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a multi-million pound cannabis factory in Dartford, believed to be the biggest ever found in Kent.

An estimated 5,000 to 6,000 plants were found over two floors of the derelict factory in West Hill on August 26, worth a street value of between £2million and £4million.

Officers believe he is known to use the name Stefan Nardi and claims to be 37 years old and Italian. It is also believed he has links to the Deptford area of south-east London.

Investigating officer, Detective Sergeant Rik Spicer of the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate, said: “We have been following up several lines of enquiry following the discovery of this multi-million pound cannabis production in Dartford.

“We have released an image of a man who goes under the name of Stefan Nardi, although this could well be an alias.

“If you know this man, who is believed to have links to Deptford, or have any information about his whereabouts, I’d urge you to contact us.”

Anybody with information should call Kent Police on 01474 366258, quoting CAD 26-0284, or Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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