Balloch: Two men arrested after around £178,000 of drugs recovered by police in Scottish village

The intelligence-led operation took place in Dunbartonshire on Monday, May 3 where officers entered a property in Shandon Crescent, Balloch.

A significant cannabis cultivation of 297 plants with an estimated street vlue of £178,000 was seized.

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Two men arrested after around £178,000 of drugs recovered by police in Scottish villageTwo men arrested after around £178,000 of drugs recovered by police in Scottish village
Two men arrested after around £178,000 of drugs recovered by police in Scottish village

The two men, aged 20 and 46, were arrested for offences under the Misuse of Drugs Act and are due to appear at Dumbarton Sheriff Court today (Tuesday, 4 May, 2021).

Detective Inspector Craig McPhail said: “This is a significant seizure and demonstrates our determination to rid our streets of drugs.

“Through effective intelligence gathering, the help and support from the local community we continue to cause considerable disruption to the supply of drugs in the area and to associated organised crime.

“I would appeal to anyone with information, about the supply of illegal drugs to contact police immediately on the non-emergency number 101 or alternatively through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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