A 46-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested following a four year police probe into organised crime.

The man was arrested in the Paisley area in connection with serious crime, drugs and money laundering.

Detective Superintendent Stephen Grant from Police Scotland’s Organised Crime and Counter Terrorism Unit (West) said: “This week’s activity marks the culmination of an extensive police operation targeting those engaging in serious and organised crime in the west of Scotland.

“Anyone with information about serious and organised criminal activity in their area is urged to contact their local police station via 101."

People can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

The man is due to appear in Hamilton Sheriff Court.