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Drugs seized in raids in Kilmarnock and Hamilton

Police have seized cocaine and cannabis with a total estimated street value of more than a quarter of a million pounds in separate raids at properties in Ayrshire and South Lanarkshire.

Officers found £125,000 worth of drugs, believed to be cocaine, at a house in Raeburn Crescent in Hamilton on Friday.

A 41-year-old man was arrested in connection with this seizure.

Cannabis plants worth £165,000 were found at a house in Lennox Crescent in Kilmarnock at 13:30 on Friday.

Inquires are continuing in connection with this haul.

The man arrested over the first seizure was expected to appear at Hamilton Sheriff Court on Monday.

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