South Scotland

Doncaster man jailed over Beattock cannabis haul

A routine police check on a car on the A74(M) motorway near Beattock found cannabis with a street value of up to £20,000.

Dumfries Sheriff Court was told the drugs were found in two bags when the car was searched.

Gerti Halimi, 27, of Doncaster, admitted that, while acting with another in May this year, he was concerned in the supply of cannabis.

He was jailed for 22 months.

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