SIX men were detained and a huge stash of drugs seized at different locations after cops raided homes in the Paisley area.
A squad of officers, wearing stab proof vests, twice swooped on alleged drug dealers in the town’s Well Street within minutes.
One man was arrested in the street and caught by cops after a brief chase.
They also targeted a 60-year-old driver in a filling station forecourt in Paisley and found heroin with a street value of £6,000 on him
Police discovered a cannabis factory at a house in the Dunterlie area of Barrhead. The street value of the potted plants that runs into thousands of pounds.
All the raids took place over a couple of days and involved officers from different divisions.
The most recent incidents were in Well Street on Wednesday afternoon.
In the first, around 3.30pm, a 27-year-old man was arrested in the street after officers chased and caught him. It is understood they found drugs and a blade on him.
Just 30 minutes later, they raided a flat in the same street and found heroin.
That swoop led to three men, aged 32, 47, and 48, being detained.
Drug-related gear was also discovered in the home.
On Tuesday night, a man aged 60 was stopped and quizzed by officers in the forecourt of a filling station in Main Road, Ferguslie, Paisley.
During that intelligence-led operation, heroin worth thousands of pounds was discovered.
That same day, police raided a flat in Rufflees Avenue, Barrhead.
During a room-by-room search, officers found a large number of cannabis plants and a man, aged 38, was detained and later charged.
All six are facing a number of drug-related charges and are expected to appear at Paisley Sheriff Court soon.
Since the start of the year, the number of police drug swoops have been stepped up locally, many following tip-offs from the public.
Police are urging communities to continue alerting them.
Information can be passed on to your local police office or via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.