Man charged over £14k Bute drug haul

A Rothesay man has been charged with possession of controlled drugs worth an estimated �14,000.
A Rothesay man has been charged with possession of controlled drugs worth an estimated �14,000.

A 24-year-old man has been arrested after being found in possession of drugs with an estimated street value of £14,000.

The man was searched after disembarking from the ferry calling in at Rothesay at 8.30pm on September 9 when he was found with 1.1 kilos of amphetamine sulphate.

He had recently been released from prison and was on licence at the time of the offence. He has been charged and remanded in custody on the mainland pending trial.