Four charged after thousands of cannabis plants worth £2.25m seized

Around 3,000 plants were recovered after officers raided two properties in Dundee on Monday.

Four men have been charged after cannabis plants worth an estimated £2.25m were recovered across two properties as part of a joint operation in Dundee.

Around 3,000 plants were seized after officers executed search warrants in the Lorne Street and Ash Street areas of the city on Monday.

The drugs had an estimated street value of over £2.25m.

Police Scotland confirmed that four men, aged between 26 and 36, have been arrested and charged in connection with drugs offences.

The drugs were recovered from properties in Lorne Street and Ash Street.

They are due to appear at Dundee Sheriff court on Tuesday,

Detective Constable Chris Grieve said: “This is a substantial recovery and highlights our continued commitment to the Serious Organised Crime Taskforce and the country’s Serious Organised Crime Strategy.

“We will continue to use every tool and tactic at our disposal to prevent the sale and distribution of illegal drugs in our communities.

“Support from members of the public is absolutely vital to our work and I would continue to encourage anyone with information about drugs in their community to contact Police Scotland on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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