Cocaine dealer’s DNA linked him to £2.3m drugs haul

James Duffy was arrested after cocaine was found in vans and properties.

A man is behind bars after DNA linked him to a £2.3m haul of cocaine.

James Duffy, 32, was arrested in East Kilbride last July after huge amounts of the class A drug were found in a van and two properties.

The cocaine had a purity as high as 77 per cent, the High Court in Glasgow heard.

Prosecutor Shirley McKenna said DNA helped link Duffy to the drugs.

Duffy, frm East Kilbride, pleaded guilty to being concerned in the supply of cocaine.

Lord Armstrong remanded him in custody as sentencing was deferred until October.

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