A 50-year-old has been arrested after allegedly carrying drugs and a large amount of cash.

Officers stopped the man on Gilmour Street on Saturday, March 9.

An initial search by cops revealed him to be carrying "a quantity of drugs and large amounts of cash". 

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Officers arrested him and he is set to appear in court at a later date.

A police spokesperson said: "On March 9 at Gilmour Street, Paisley, police traced a male who was found to be in possession of a quantity of drugs and large amounts of cash.

"A 50-year-old male was subsequently arrested and charged and will appear at court at a later date."