WITHIN the last few minutes, police have confirmed two men have been arrested and charged following the recovery of a six-figure sum of drugs during an intelligence led operation in Lochgelly and Glasgow.

Officers searched vehicles and properties in Glasgow and Lochgelly yesterday (Monday) and seized cocaine, diamorphine, cannabis and a large quantity of tablets with an estimated street value for the drugs of £332,500.

A 28-year-old man was arrested and charged in connection with the incident and was due to appear at Dunfermline Sheriff Court today (Tuesday).

A 29-year-old man was also arrested and charged in connection and is due to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court tomorrow (Wednesday).

Detective Inspector David Gebbie, of Police Scotland, said: "This type of criminality is a priority for Police Scotland and this significant recovery reinforces our determination to target criminals.

"Drug misuse brings nothing but misery to our communities and people's lives can be ruined.

"We will continue to use every tool and tactic at our disposal to remove these illegal substances from our streets.

"We will continue to disrupt this type of crime, and any other criminal activity, which impacts on our lives and our communities.

"I would urge anyone who has any information, or concerns surrounding drugs in their area, to contact police.

"Anyone with concerns can call officers on 101 or alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."