Drugs recovered following police operation on A90, Abernyte
On Friday, 19 February, Police Scotland Officers acting on intelligence, stopped a BMW 4 Series and recovered drugs, believed to be Cannabis, with an estimated street value of seventy-five thousand pounds (£75,000).
Around 5.25pm on Friday evening, Road Policing Officers stopped the BMW on the A90 near the Abernyte junction. Following a search of the vehicle, the Cannabis was recovered.
A 26-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with this recovery. He is due before Perth Sheriff Court on Monday, 22 February. A full report will be forwarded to the Procurator Fiscal.
Inspector Greg Burns of Tayside Road Policing said: “This recovery demonstrates our determination to crack down on drugs and the impact that their further distribution can have. Our officers will always act on intelligence that they receive and will use all resources at their disposal to take action. By effectively gathering information and with the continuing help and support from our local communities, we will keep targeting those involved.
“Anyone who has information regarding drugs in their local area should contact Police Scotland through 101. Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.”