Drugs and cash were seized during a raid on a home.

Officers rushed to the property on Canvey and executed a warrant.

A man was arrested and charged and officers seized tens of thousands of pounds.

A spokesman for Castle Point Community Policing Team posted on Facebook: “We executed a warrant under S23 of the misuse of drugs act yesterday at an address on Canvey.

“A 30 year male from Canvey was arrested for possession of cannabis and a five figure sum was seized under the Proceeds of Crime Act. The male was subsequently charged and bailed to court.”

A spokesman for Essex Police said: “A man has been charged with possession of cannabis after a drugs warrant was executed in Canvey.

“Toby Sawyer, 30, of Leigh Beck Lane will appear at Basildon Magistrates’ Court on Monday 22 June.”