Large quantity of cannabis plants worth £3.6m seized in Greenock drugs raid, Police Scotland says

Cannabis plants with a reported street value of up to £3.6m have been seized in a drugs raid in Inverclyde.

Police Scotland said officers recovered the large haul after swooping on a premises in West Stewart Street, Greenock, on Sunday.

Three men - aged 25, 32 and 37 - were arrested and charged in connection with the discovery and were expected to appear at Greenock Sheriff Court on Monday.

A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

Detective Inspector Gordon Smith said: "This recovery highlights our commitment to tackling serious and organised crime and keeping our communities safe from the harm caused by illegal drugs.

"Support from members of the public is vital as part of our work to bring those responsible for supplying illegal substances to justice."

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