A MAN has been charged after police in East Renfrewshire recovered a large quantity of drugs.

Officers armed with a search warrant staged a swoop on a property in Newton Mearns on Wednesday, February 5.

Blue pills, believed to be ecstasy, were seized during the raid, which took place at around 7.30am.

Police have confirmed that a 24-year-old man has been cautioned and charged in relation to the incident and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.

Anyone who has information about drugs in East Renfrewshire is asked to call officers on 101.

Alternatively, details can be given to the Crimestoppers charity, which guarantees anonymity, by calling 0800 555 111.