Police Scotland detectives arrested five men yesterday, Monday, following an intelligence led operation in Glasgow, North Lanarkshire and Leeds.
The men, aged 64, 49, 42, 37 and 35, were arrested in Cumbernauld Road, Glasgow, and in the vicinity of the Fort Shopping Centre. In addition, five properties were searched in College Gate, Bearsden, Henry’s Place, Drongan, Ayr Drive, Irvine, Cortmalaw Crescent, Robroyston and Broadgate Drive, Leeds.
A quantity of amphetamine was recovered with an estimated street value of around £100,000. A five figure sum of money was also recovered.
A spokesman said: ‘‘Police Scotland is committed to tackling serious and organised crime at all levels, and we recognise the damage it causes local communities across the country.
A’’nyone who has any information on people involved in these types of crimes, are asked to contact police on 101. Information can be passed in confidence to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”