Drugs worth over £25k recovered in Ellon

Police Scotland
Police Scotland

Drugs with an estimated value of almost £27,000 have been recovered in Ellon following an intelligence led operation.

A drug search warrant was executed in the Maree Terrace area yesterday (Thursday) and cocaine, cannabis and cannabis resin as well as almost £300 cash was found within a residential property.

Two men, aged 34 and 23, have been charged in connection with alleged drug offences and are expected to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court today.

Detective Sergeant Bruce Buntain said: "We will continue to target the supply of illegal drugs in our communities and will deploy specialist resources across the area in order to do so.

"Information from the public is crucial to our success in taking illegal drugs off the streets. If you see suspicious activity such as numerous vehicles or people visiting addresses I'd urge you to report it to police so we can make enquiries.

"Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 if you wish to remain anonymous."