TWO men have been charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act following the recovery of drugs in Hawick.

Officers searched to addresses in Wilton Crescent and Scott Crescent on Thursday, April 12 where cannabis worth nearly £900 was seized.

As a result of this activity, the men aged 33 and 52 were arrested and will appear in court at a later date.

Inspector Tony Hodges, deputy local area commander for the Scottish Borders, said: "Whether it is Class A, B or C drugs, the distribution of illegal substances will not be tolerated in the Borders and we will continue to act on information from our communities to identify those involved and bring them to justice.

"Tackling drug crime is one of our top priorities and the public can assist us in our efforts by coming forward to report any ongoing offences in their area.

"This can be done by calling us on 101 or contacting Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."