UK: Crime gang members jailed for £1m Peterhead cannabis operation

The BBC..

Four members of a foreign crime gang have been jailed for their involvement in a major cannabis operation.

Justas Brazinskas, 26, Arturas Litkinas, 32, Romualdas Galdikas, 43, and Tadas Jurjonas, 45, were caught after raids in Peterhead last year.

Police Scotland said the potential value was up to £1m.

Brazinskas was jailed for three years and four months, Litkinas and Jurjonas for two years and eight months each, and Galdikas for two years.

A court previously heard the wholesale cost of the cannabis was about £300,000, but that the street value was much higher.

Prosecutor Bill McVicar said: “This case involves a large scale, sophisticated and high valued organised crime venture.

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