Officers from the Local Policing Team executed a Misuse of Drugs Act warrant at a property in Budleigh Salterton at around 8.15am today, Wednesday 24 June.
A substantial amount of suspected cannabis plants, in excess of 60, have been seized from the property.
Scenes of crime officers have attended the property to carry out a forensic examination.
A 59-year-old man from Budleigh Salterton was arrested a few hours later on suspicion of the cultivation of cannabis and possession with intent to supply class B drugs.
He was conveyed to Heavitree Road police station, Exeter, where he remains awaiting interview.
Police await the results of forensic tests of the drugs seized and enquires continue.
Source:: Devon and Cornwall Police News