Police who were pursuing reports of a burglary discovered a large amount of suspected cannabis at a house in Heanor.
The discovery was made at a property on Burnt House Road, Heanor, about 7.40pm, on Monday, March 23.
A police spokesman said: “Officers discovered a suspected cannabis grow and they called for more officers.
“They found quite a large amount of suspected cannabis plants and suspected associated equipment for growing cannabis.”
Derbyshire Constabulary confirmed that police remained at the property through the night and investigations are continuing.