Police seize £150,000 of drugs in Motherwell

Officers are reported to have uncovered a large amount of heroin. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor

Officers are reported to have uncovered a large amount of heroin. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor

Police have seized drugs with a street value of around £150,000 after an operation in Motherwell.

Officers stopped and searched a car in Jerviston Street in the North Lanarkshire town at around 3.30pm on Friday, and found drugs believed to be heroin worth £150,000.

A 37-year-old man was arrested in connection with the seizure.

Officers also searched a house in the same street, and a property in Langa Street, Glasgow, in connection with the same operation.

A quantity of cash was recovered and a second 37-year-old man was arrested in connection with alleged drugs offences.

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