Glasgow & West Scotland

Police find £195,000 of cocaine on M74

Drugs with an estimated street value of £195,000 have been found in a car on a motorway in North Lanarkshire.

Officers from Strathclyde Police stopped the vehicle near junction 7 of the M74 as it travelled north at about 1455 GMT on Saturday.

They searched the car and discovered what was thought to be a quantity of cocaine.

A 26-year-old man has been arrested. He is expected to appear at Hamilton Sheriff Court on Monday.

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