Drugs recovery in Airdrie

Published 21 June 2019

Police Scotland officers from Lanarkshire Division's Serious and Organised Crime team and Forth Valley Division, acting upon intelligence received, searched three properties in the Airdrie and Slamannan areas on Thursday 20 June 2019.

The properties searched were in Brownieside Place and Craigneuk Avenue, both in Airdrie. The property in Slamannan was on Station Road, and during the search, a quantity of cocaine was discovered with an estimated street value of £48,000.

A 41-year-old man was arrested in connection with the find. He has since been released pending further enquiries.

Detective Sergeant Martin Lees from Lanarkshire Division's Serious Organised Crime team, said, "This was an intelligence led operation which resulted in the find of these controlled drugs. Those involved in such criminality will continue to be targeted by police and we rely on information from our communities to assist us to bring them to justice."

Contact Details

Call 101 for non-emergencies and general enquiries, in an emergency call 999. If you have information about a crime you can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Your Community

Find out more about local policing issues in this area by visiting: Airdrie South, Forth Valley, Lanarkshire, Monklands and Cumbernauld, Upper Braes

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