Five men charged after drug raids carried out at several homes

Police investigating organised crime carried out the searches at properties across Aberdeen.

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Five men have been arrested and charged after drug searches were carried out in Aberdeen.

Warrants were executed at several properties across the city on Monday as part of organised crime investigations.

Drugs with a street value of £21,000 and more than £10,000 in cash and mobile phones was recovered from the searches.

Five men aged 39, 18, 19 and two, aged 17 were arrested and charged in connection with the incident.

They are due to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court on Tuesday, February 13.

Detective constable Daniel Connelly said: “This operation was the culmination of intelligence work and proactivity that began in November last year.

“It illustrates our ongoing commitment to disrupting criminal activity wherever we find it. I would ask anyone with concerns or information relating to the sale and supply of controlled drugs, along with the associated criminality, to report this to Police Scotland.”

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