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Drugs bust on M8 as £100k of heroin found in car pulled over by police near Harthill

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A man has been charged after cops stopped a car on the M8 and discovered £102,000 worth of heroin. Around 2.30pm on Thursday, 12 May, Police Scotland officers, acting on intelligence, pulled over a Ford car on the M8 near Harthill.

The drugs, believed to be heroin, have an estimated street value of £102.000. A 65-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the recovery.

He was due before Hamilton Sheriff Court yesterday.A report will be forwarded to the Procurator Fiscal. Cops have praised the 'significant' operation and have assured the public that they will use 'every resource and tactic' to disrupt drug crime in Scots streets.

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