Police seize ‘£100,000 cannabis farm’ after tip-offs

Officers from Ayrshire division’s proactive crime team raided an address in Kilmarnock on Tuesday.

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Police have seized more than £100,000 worth of drugs following a raid in East Ayrshire.

Officers from Ayrshire division’s proactive crime team executed a search warrant at an address in King Street, Kilmarnock, on Tuesday morning following tip-offs from members of the public.

A significant quantity of class B drugs, believed to be cannabis with an estimated street value in excess of £100,000, was recovered.

Two men, age 28 and 35, have been arrested and charged in relation to the production of a controlled drug in connection with the recovery.  

A full report has been sent to the Procurator Fiscal.  

Detective inspector Ewan Bell said: “Tackling drug supply remains a key priority in East Ayrshire.

“Drugs cause devastation to communities and families, and Police Scotland will continue to target anyone involved in the supply of illegal drugs and the criminality that surrounds it.

“I would encourage anyone with information on those involved in crime in their community to contact us.”

If you have concerns about drugs in your area, call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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