Man arrested and charged after cannabis worth £43k seized from village

Officers executed a warrant at a premises in the Insch area of Aberdeenshire on Tuesday.

Man charged after cannabis plants worth £43,000 seized at village property in Insch, Aberdeenshire iStock

A man has been arrested after drugs worth £43,000 were seized from a property in Aberdeenshire.

Officers executed a warrant at the premises in the village of Insch on Tuesday, April 18.

Cannabis plants with an estimated street value of £43,000 were found.

A 22-year-old man has been arrested and charged following the recovery, and will appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court on Thursday.

Detective constable Daniel Connelly of North East Division’s CID Proactive team said: “We are committed to tackling the supply of drugs in our region.

“Activity such as this is driven by information from our communities who do not tolerate this kind of activity.

“I would urge anyone with information or concerns to contact police on 101, or you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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