Father-of-two admits stashing cocaine and nearly £400,000 for crime gang

A father-of-two has admitted storing nearly £400,000 of criminal cash and cocaine at his parents’ house for an organised crime group.

John Robertson, 35, pleaded guilty at the High Court in Glasgow on Thursday to concealing the money and Class A drugs at an address in Buller Crescent, Blantyre, South Lanarkshire.

The court heard that Robertson was targeted as part of the National Crime Agency’s (NCA) Operation Flier after authorities received reports alerting them that the was part of an organised crime group involved in large-scale drug supply.