Two charged with drug offences as police recover £86,000 in cash

Around £5,000 worth of cannabis was also taken from the property.

Two charged with drug offences in Wishaw, Lanarkshire as Police Scotland recover £86,000 in cash iStock

Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with drug offences in Lanarkshire.

Police Scotland said officers executed a drug search warrant on a property in Gateside Street in Wishaw on Thursday at around 10.45am.

Around £5,000 worth of cannabis was recovered alongside £86,000 in cash.

They two men, aged 26 and 63, were due in court on Friday.

Area inspector Alan Mulholland said: “We remain committed to disrupting the supply and sale of drugs in our  community and preventing the misery it brings.

“Anyone who has information or concerns about drugs should contact Police Scotland via 101 or make a call anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”