Glasgow & West Scotland

Garage Greig Sneddon manager admits £1m drugs role

A garage manager faces a lengthy prison term after police seized more than £1m of cocaine, heroin and mixing agents from the premises in Renfrewshire.

Greig Sneddon, 33, was arrested after police raided the Pit Stop garage in Johnstone on 13 September last year.

The drugs were found inside Sneddon's BMW car. Drug-related items were also found inside his home in the town.

Sneddon later admitted being concerned in the supply of heroin and cocaine. He will be sentenced at a later date.

The High Court in Glasgow heard how police raised the garage after a tip-off that Sneddon was storing drugs.

'Thank you'

Officers searched his BMW where they found a large amount of Class A drugs. This included a £1m of high purity heroin wrapped inside a bag marked "thank you".

A further £77,000 of the drug was discovered in the car along with £20,000 of cocaine.

A separate search at the garage also uncovered 17kg of a heroin mixing agent which had been hidden in a large tyre.

The garage owner Graham McGhee and a friend had also been detained, but they were released.

A number of drug-related items - including a hydraulic press - were later found at Sneddon's home.

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