Man jailed after pleading guilty to producing cannabis

A man has been jailed for two years after he pleaded guilty to producing cannabis in Reading, Berkshire.

Rigert Korrage, 31, of Dulverton Gardens, was sentenced in a hearing at Reading Crown Court on January 28.

Korrage had pleaded guilty to one count of producing a controlled drug of class B, namely cannabis, and was charged following a Thames Valley Police investigation.

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On November 10 last year, officers discovered a cannabis factory at a property in Dulverton Gardens in which a number of rooms had been converted in order to grow cannabis.

Korrage was found at the property and arrested by officers.

He was then charged the following day.

Investigating officer, PC Sayed Yousef, based at Reading police station, said: “The estimated street value of the cannabis officers found in the property is around £93,000.

“ Thames Valley Police, through our Stronghold campaign will always pursue those people who seek to profit from selling drugs, carrying out detailed investigations, and bringing offenders to justice.

“If you are concerned about drug-related crime in your area, please call us on 101, or 999 in an emergency.

“You can also report online or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

A man has been jailed for two years after he pleaded guilty to producing cannabis in Reading, Berkshire.

Rigert Korrage, 31, of Dulverton Gardens, was sentenced in a hearing at Reading Crown Court on January 28.

Korrage had pleaded guilty to one count of producing a controlled drug of class B, namely cannabis, and was charged following a Thames Valley Police investigation.

Find out how you can get more news from BerkshireLive straight to your inbox HERE.

On November 10 last year, officers discovered a cannabis factory at a property in Dulverton Gardens in which a number of rooms had been converted in order to grow cannabis.

Korrage was found at the property and arrested by officers.

He was then charged the following day.

Investigating officer, PC Sayed Yousef, based at Reading police station, said: “The estimated street value of the cannabis officers found in the property is around £93,000.

“ Thames Valley Police, through our Stronghold campaign will always pursue those people who seek to profit from selling drugs, carrying out detailed investigations, and bringing offenders to justice.

“If you are concerned about drug-related crime in your area, please call us on 101, or 999 in an emergency.

“You can also report online or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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