Drugs worth £80,000 seized in Dumfries and Galloway

£80,000 pounds' worth of drugs have been seized by police on a motorway in Dumfries and Galloway.

Around 8.10 pm last night, officers stopped a black BMW on the A74(M), Glasgow to Carlisle Road, near to Junction 16, Johnstonebridge.

When police searched the car they found the drugs, believed to be cocaine and cannabis.

A 26-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the find and is due to appear at Dumfries Sheriff Court later today.

A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.