Police officers seize £500,000 worth of drugs in Cardonald

Published 22 February 2018

Police Scotland has seized drugs worth an estimated street value of £500,000 following an intelligence-led operation in Cardonald.

Around 5 pm on Wednesday 21 February 2018, officers executed a search warrant at a property on Redpath Drive where they recovered a significant amount of drugs including heroin, cocaine, cannabis, amphetamine and other tablets.

Two men and two women were arrested and charged in connection with alleged drugs offences.

A 33 year-old man, a 34 year-old man and a 36 year-old woman are due to appear at Glasgow Sherriff Court on Thursday 22 February 2018.

A 34 year-old woman was also arrested and enquiries are ongoing.

Detective Inspector Jim Biggam from the Glasgow Serious and Organised Crime Unit, said:

“We have recovered more than £500,000 worth of drugs and have arrested four people.

“Information from members of the public is absolutely vital in our efforts to tackling drugs crime, and as a result of the support of the community, we have managed to take a significant haul of drugs off the streets.

“Those who supply drugs have absolutely no place in our community and we will do everything we can do identify their criminal activities and bring them to justice.

“Anyone with information regarding drugs activity in their area is urged to contact Police Scotland via 101. Alternatively you can call CRIMESTOPPERS on 0800 555 111 where details can be given in confidence.”


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