Man, 44, arrested in connection with cannabis cultivation worth a street value of £145,000

A cannabis cultivation worth an estimated street value of £145,000 was recovered from a flat in Pollokshields.

Loading Comments

Police Scotland officers, acting upon information received from the local community, searched a flat in Leslie Street at around 3pm on Saturday, May 10.

A 44-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the recovery.

A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

Members of the public are reminded what to look out for in reference to cannabis cultivations and are asked to continue to assist officers by reporting any suspicions to Police Scotland on the non-emergency number 101. Alternatively, CRIMESTOPPERS can be contacted in confidence on 0800 555 111.

Police Scotland say you should be aware of the following factors -

1. The windows of the property are permanently covered from the inside

2. Visits to the premises occur at unusual times of the day or night

3. People often do not live in the premises and only visit to maintain them.

4. The offenders may call daily or weekly but usually do not stay long

5. The cannabis or by-products such as used fertiliser will be removed in black bin bags or laundry bags

6. Compost bags or gardening equipment may be left outside, usually in the rear of the premises

7. There may be a vent protruding through the roof or a rear window

8. There may be a pungent smell emanating from the premises

9. There may be noise coming from the equipment in the premises (e.g. cooling fans).


Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on Evening Times on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis. If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.


Have you got a story?

Contact the news desk on 0141 302 6520 or email
Games news:

Putting the world to rights

Gail's Gab

MPs salaries and Andy Murray, watch yerself in Miami.

Times Out



Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat Cubie’s job is to find and share with you the fabulous things the city has to offer, from gigs to gastro.

Janice Bell

Janice Bell

You Couldn't Make This Up

Revenge, a dish best served up all chewy.

Michelle McManus

Michelle McManus

Columnist Michelle McManus is Sussed in the City, and loves to chat about anything and everything.