Man charged after £180,000 of cannabis found in car

A 52-year-old man has been arrested and charged over the find.

Man charged after £180,000 of cannabis seized from car on A90 iStock

A man has been arrested after a “significant quantity” of cannabis was found in a car on the A90 between Perth and Dundee.

The 52-year-old has been charged over the find that took place during a police search of the vehicle in the early hours of Saturday.

Officers stopped the car near Inchture before the drugs, which have an estimated street value of £180,000, were recovered.

The man was taken into custody and is due to appear at Dundee Sheriff Court on Monday.

Detective Inspector Robin Sim, Organised Crime & Counter Terrorism Unit said: “This is a significant recovery and demonstrates our ongoing commitment to seriously disrupt drug supply in the North East.

“But we can’t tackle this criminal behaviour alone.

“The public continue to play a vital role in assisting investigations into drug crime and I would encourage anyone who has any concerns about drug-related activity, or has any information about those involved in drugs, to contact police on 101.”

STV News is now on WhatsApp

Get all the latest news from around the country

Follow STV News
Follow STV News on WhatsApp

Scan the QR code on your mobile device for all the latest news from around the country

WhatsApp channel QR Code