Eleven arrested after guns and 64kg of drugs worth millions of pounds recovered from Scottish properties

Nine men and two women have been arrested after copious amounts of drugs with a street value of £2.65 million were recovered from properties in Scotland.

Nine men and two women have been arrested after copious amounts of drugs with a street value of £2.65 million were recovered from properties in Scotland.

The Class A’s found, weighing 64kg in total, were recovered during investigations in the Glasgow, Lenzie, Hamilton, East Kilbride and Gartcosh areas where officers also found firearms and stolen vehicles and jewellery.

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The men, aged between 20 to 53-years-old, and two woman, both aged 26, have been arrested and charged in connection with various offences.

The Class A’s found, weighing 64kg in total, were recovered during investigations in the Glasgow, Lenzie, Hamilton, East Kilbride and Gartcosh areas where officers also found firearms and stolen vehicles and jewellery.

Police Dog units assisted with the investigations.

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Assistant Chief Constable Angela McLaren, said: “These seizures again demonstrate our commitment to tackling the illegal supply of drugs and apprehending individuals involved in serious and organised crime across Scotland.

“I want to reassure the public that our efforts have continued throughout the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and offenders should not believe themselves to be beyond the reach of the law in these unprecedented times.

“We rely on the public to build our intelligence on these issues and I would encourage anyone to report any concerns or suspicious activity to the Police by calling 101 or 999 in an emergency. Alternatively, information can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. By working together, we can keep our communities safe.”

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