Man charged after cannabis cultivation worth more than £75,000 seized

The cultivation was found within a property in the St Ninian Court area in Aberdeen on Saturday.

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A man has been charged after a cannabis plants worth more than £75,000 were uncovered by police in Aberdeen.

The cultivation, estimated to be worth £75,330, was found after police carried out a search in the St Ninian Court area of the city of Saturday.

A 31-year-old man was arrested and charged in connection with the find.

He is due to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court on Monday.

Detective constable Katy-Jo Reid said: “Tackling serious and organised criminality is a priority for Police Scotland and this significant recovery reinforces our determination to target criminals.

“Drug misuse brings nothing but misery to our communities and people’s lives can be ruined.

“I want to reassure the public that we will continue to use every tool and tactic at our disposal to remove these illegal substances from our streets.

“Serious and organised crime has no place in our society and we will continue to disrupt this, and any other criminal activity, which impacts on our lives and our communities.”

“Anyone with any information about drugs in their community is urged to contact police on 101 or alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.”