Police have seized 54 cannabis plants after executing a drugs warrant in Rochford.
Officers searched the address in Rectory Road on Monday (February 22) and found the plants in the loft.
A 26-year-old man from Rochford was reported for production of cannabis and abstracting electricity.
The warrant was executed by a new team set up to tackle drug dealing gangs in south Essex.
Anyone who suspects premises are being used as cannabis factories should call police on 101.
Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org