Two Arrested After £180k Of Cannabis Seized In Eaglesfield

Detectives in Dumfries & Galloway have seized cannabis worth an estimated £180,000 from a property in Eaglesfield.

Officers attended the property around 5.35pm on Wednesday, 7 February to execute a warrant and found a cultivation within.

Two men, aged 29 and 18, have been arrested and charged in connection with the recovery.

They are both expected to appear at Dumfries Sheriff Court on Friday, 9 February.

Detective Inspector Graeme Robertson, of Dumfries & Galloway Division CID said: “This represents a significant recovery and is a good example of our efforts to disrupt the drugs trade in our local communities.
“Seizures such as this show our commitment nationally to the Serious Organised Crime Taskforce and the country’s Serious and Organised Crime Strategy.
“We will continue to take all steps to tackle and disrupt individuals involved in drug supply and I encourage anyone with any information to contact Police Scotland on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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