Cops recover £10,000 of drugs


A man was arrested after a police operation at the weekend which saw them recover £10,000 of cannabis.

Officers discovered the large quantity of class B drugs after searching a property in Hawthorn Street, Grangemouth on Saturday.

A 63-year-old man was charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Inspector Christopher Stewart, based at Grangemouth police station, said: “This latest recovery again demonstrates our ongoing commitment to tackling drug crime in Forth Valley.

“Intelligence gathered from the local community played a crucial role in this successful operation and I thank the public for their continued support and assistance in helping remove illegal drugs from our streets.

“We will act on any information relating to criminal activity and if you would like to report ongoing offences in your area you can do so by contacting us on 101 or through the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”