Two charged after cannabis and cocaine worth £41,000 seized in raid

Police discovered the drugs haul at a property in Kilsyth following a raid on Thursday morning.

Two men charged after police seize cannabis and cocaine from Kilsyth property in raid iStock

Two men have been charged after police seized cannabis and cocaine worth more than £40,000 from a property in North Lanarkshire. 

On Thursday morning, officers from Greater Glasgow CID executed a warrant at a property in Kilsyth. 

A quantity of cannabis and cocaine was seized, with a combined estimated street value of around £41,000.

Two men, aged 49 and 25, have been arrested and charged for drugs offences in connection with the drugs that were seized. They will be reported to the Procurator Fiscal.

A cannabis cultivation was also discovered within the property and enquiries are ongoing into this.

Detective Inspector Alan Ferguson, of Greater Glasgow CID, said: “We have arrested two men and our enquiries into the cultivation are ongoing. I would urge anyone with any information that could assist to contact us as soon as possible.

“Police Scotland is committed to disrupting the illicit supply of drugs in our communities and we will use every tool and tactic at our disposal to remove these illegal substances from our streets.

“If you have any information or concerns about drug misuse or wider criminality in your area, do not hesitate to contact us on 101 or report anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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