Man arrested after police find firearms stash in East Kilbride raid

A man has been arrested after firearms were seized from a property in East Kilbride.

Police said a 62-year-old man was arrested. Picture: John Devlin
Police said a 62-year-old man was arrested. Picture: John Devlin

Acting on intelligence, officers from the Organised Crime Partnership (OCP) stormed a property in Wingate Drive in the South Lanarkshire town on Tuesday.

During the course of the investigation, they seized nine firearms and a quantity of ammunition.

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Police said a 62-year-old man was arrested and appeared at Hamilton Sheriff Court on Thursday, where he was remanded in custody.

Police said a 62-year-old man was arrested. Picture: John Devlin

The OCP is a joint Police Scotland and National Crime Agency operation.