Drugs raid recovers £470,000 from Cumbernauld house

Written by Scott Campbell.
Published at 23:18 on 19 January 2015.
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Police Scotland confirmed the haul worth nearly half a million pounds today. Picture: Scott Campbell for Cumbernauld Media. .
POLICE Scotland has confirmed that a raid on a Cumbernauld house resulted in the seizure of drugs worth nearly half a million pounds.

Officers raided a house in Cairngorms Gardens, in the Eastfield area of Cumbernauld at shortly after mid-day on Tuesday 13 January.

Detective Inspector Kevin Jamieson, of Lanarkshire CID confirmed that police officers recovered unknown quantities of cocaine and heroin from the premises, with a street value of around £470,000.

D.I. Jamieson confirmed that the “significant find” was recovered from the Eastfield house at around 12:20 last Tuesday (13 January), but stressed that enquiries are still ongoing.

Police Scotland has confirmed that officers were acting under warrant, and managed to seize the haul during what has been described as an “intelligence-led operation”.

Commenting, Detective Inspector Kevin Jamieson of Lanarkshire CID said: "This is a significant find and its seizure will certainly have an impact on those involved in their distribution.”

No arrests were made as a result of the raid, and enquires are ongoing. D.I. Jamieson has asked that anyone with information comes forward, and contacts Police Scotland.

D.I. Jamieson added: "Officers are currently carrying out inquiries in to the find and I would appeal to anyone with information about the drugs or the premises in which they were found to contact police."
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