Three arrested after £40,000 worth of cocaine recovered by police in Dumfries

The incident took place on Friday 10 November. Credit: PA

Three men have been arrested and charged after police recovered £40,000 worth of cocaine in Dumfries.

The men, aged 22, 23 and 37, have been arrested and will appeal in court at a later date.

On Friday 10 November Police Scotland officers stopped and searched a car on the A701 near Parkgate.

Cocaine worth £40,000 was recovered from the vehicle.

Officers also conducted the search of a property in Dumfries where further amounts of cocaine and cannabis were discovered.

Detective Inspector Graeme Robertson said: “This recovery highlights our efforts to disrupt the illegal and harmful supply of drugs in our communities.

"It also underlines our commitment to the Serious Organised Crime Taskforce and the country’s Serious Organised Crime Strategy.

“Anyone with concerns about drugs in their local area can contact Police Scotland via 101. Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.”

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