Men jailed for burglary at Rotherham cannabis farm

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A gang of bungling burglars who travelled from London to steal from a huge cannabis farm in South Yorkshire have been jailed.

The men were so unsophisticated in their planning their theft was likened at Sheffield Crown Court to something from Only Fools and Horses.

James Mattin, from London was jailed at Sheffield Crown Court
James Mattin, from London was jailed at Sheffield Crown Court

The court heard the group arrived at the unit in Hellaby Industrial Estate, near Rotherham, in a small Vauxhall van and a Ford Focus, registered and insured in their own names.

 

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