Gangster cannabis farm busted as £250,000 of plants seized in industrial estate raidPosted by On


Police have seized around £250,000 worth of cannabis plants from an industrial estate in Kirkintilloch.

Officers from Greater Glasgow Serious and Organised Crime Unit descended on a property at High Street Industrial Estate at around 1.30pm on Tuesday.

It is believed that the large cannabis farm, which had around 500 plants, is linked to organised criminals.

Police Scotland say that the plants have an estimated street value of £250,000.

 

No one has been arrested in connection to the “significant seizure” while enquiries remain ongoing.

Detective Inspector Steven Elliot said: “This is a significant seizure and I’ve no doubt this site was under the direction of organised criminals. 

“This operation will have caused considerable disruption to their criminal activity and highlights our continued commitment to cracking down on drugs

“We will continue to target those involved in our efforts to curb this illegality.”

A spokesperson for Police Scotland added: “Anyone with any information or concerns regarding drugs in their community should contact police via 101.”

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