Three in court after cannabis cultivation found in Auchtermuchty

Police found 600 mature plants and 240 seedlings. Stock pic.
Police found 600 mature plants and 240 seedlings. Stock pic.

Police in Fife have arrested and charged three males after a substantial amount of cannabis was recovered from a property in Auchtermuchty on Friday (April 22).

Officers executed a search warrant at an industrial unit in Station Road following a report of a strong smell of cannabis.

A cultivation of 600 mature plants and 240 seedlings was discovered within. They are estimated to have a street value of £185,000.

The males are expected to appear at Dundee Sheriff Court today (Monday, April 25).

Detective Sergeant Jim McGuinness of Levenmouth CID said: “We are committed to targeting those who deal in drugs with a view to preventing the harm they cause in our community.

“We will act on all intelligence we receive from the public.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact us on 101 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”