Ecclefechan: Three men arrested after £80,000 of cannabis recovered

Police recovered the drugs from a vehicle stopped during a routine patrol.

Monday, 21st September 2020, 5:17 pm
Updated Monday, 21st September 2020, 5:18 pm

Three men have been arrested after £80,000 of cannabis was recovered.

The drugs were recovered from a vehicle on the A74 near Ecclefechan in Dumfries and Galloway on Sunday, September 20.

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The vehicle was stopped by a police patrol car on the dual carriageway.

Police recovered the drugs from a vehicle stopped during a routine patrol.
Police recovered the drugs from a vehicle stopped during a routine patrol.

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A spokesperson from Police Scotland said: “Around 6.55 pm on Sunday, 20 September, 2020, whilst on routine patrol, police stopped a vehicle travelling northbound on the A74 near to junction 19 at Ecclefechan.

“A quantity of herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of £80,000 was recovered from the vehicle and three men were arrested and charged in connection with alleged drugs offences.

“The men aged 59, 43 and 42 are due to appear at Dumfries Sheriff Court on Monday, 21 September 2020.”

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