Man arrested after police seize drugs in Musselburgh

An officer was stabbed in the back at an incident at Telford College
An officer was stabbed in the back at an incident at Telford College

A man has been arrested and charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act after police recovered various illegal substances in Musselburgh.

Officers stopped a Volkswagen Golf on Mall Avenue at around 10.35 p.m. on Sunday August 20 before conducting a search of the vehicle.

At this time the found quantities of cannabis, ecstasy and cocaine worth around £3,600.

The 42-year-old will now appear in court at a later date.

Sergeant Derek MacDonald from Prestonpans Police Station said: “This is a great drugs recovery that came as a result of a targeted search of a vehicle and ensured that harmful drugs did not make their way into our communities.

“Tackling drug crime is a priority for police in East Lothians and anyone found to be involved in offences of this nature will be robustly dealt with.”