Three arrested after £80,000 of cannabis found in car

Cannabis with a street value of around £80,000 was found when officers searched a car.

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Cannabis: Three men charged in connection.

Three men have been arrested after police recovered a drugs haul in Dumfries.

Cannabis with a street value of around £80,000 was found when officers searched a car in Ecclefechan on Sunday.

The search took place on A74 at around 6.55pm during a routine patrol.

The men, aged 42, 43 and 59, were arrested and charged in connection with the incident.

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A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “At around 6.55pm on Sunday September 20, whilst on routine patrol, police stopped a vehicle travelling northbound on the A74 near to junction 19 at Ecclefechan.

“A quantity of herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of £80,000 was recovered from the vehicle and three men were arrested and charged in connection with alleged drugs offences.”


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