Police seize massive £880,000 cocaine haul after Paisley car search

Police in Paisley seized cocaine with an estimated street value of more than £800,000.

Around 5.15pm on yesterday  a 23-year-old man was stopped by officers while driving a car in Dee Drive. 

Following a search of the car, and later his home in Clydebank, 22 kilograms of cocaine and a Taser were recovered.  The drugs have an estimated value of £880,000.  The man will be appearing at Paisley Sheriff Court.

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Detective Inspector Steven Elliot of the Organised Crime and Counter Terrorism said:  Police Scotland is committed to tackling serious and organised crime head on and these two recent examples illustrate just what we are up against. 

“We are not alone in this fight and do rely on the help of our communities to help us.  Anyone who has any information which can help us catch those involved in organised crime should call us on the 101 number, or if they wish to remain anonymous, then through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

Daily Record – Paisley