South Scotland

Man in court after police find £150,000 of drugs on M74.

A 48-year-old man has appeared in Dumfries Sheriff Court following the seizure of cannabis worth up to £150,000.

Yusuf Hassan, from Liverpool, appeared in private on petition before Sheriff George Jamieson.

He made no plea and the case was committed for further examination.

Police recovered drugs from a car on the M74 near Ecclefechan on Tuesday morning.