Man in dock af­ter po­lice surveil­lance

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A MAN has ad­mit­ted be­ing con­cerned in the sup­ply of cannabis fol­low­ing po­lice surveil­lance of ve­hi­cles in Aberdeen. Laith Bin­nie, 33, ap­peared at Aberdeen Sher­iff Court yes­ter­day. It comes af­ter po­lice raided a prop­erty fol­low­ing “in­tel­li­gence and surveil­lance of mo­tor ve­hi­cles at March­burn Av­enue”. De­pute fis­cal Colin Neil­son told the court a drug search war­rant was granted and ex­e­cuted. He said Bin­nie was found in the kitchen area where three bags of a “green herbal sub­stance” were also dis­cov­ered. It later tested pos­i­tive for cannabis. Mr Neil­son said the bags con­tained 306g of the drug and had a max­i­mum street value of more than £5,000. Around £7,500 in cash was also dis­cov­ered at the ad­dress. Bin­nie, whose ad­dress was given in court pa­pers as Fowler Av­enue, Aberdeen, pled guilty to be­ing con­cerned in the sup­ply of cannabis. De­fence agent Jen­nifer Pritchard asked for sen­tence to be de­ferred for re­ports. Sher­iff Jack Brown called for a crim­i­nal jus­tice so­cial work re­port and re­stric­tion of lib­erty or­der as­sess­ment and de­ferred sen­tence un­til No­vem­ber. Bin­nie was granted bail in the mean­time.

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