Police arrest two on drug charges in East Lothian

Police have arrested and charged two people. Picture; stock image

Police have arrested and charged two people. Picture; stock image

Police in East Lothian have charged a 36-year old man and 37-year-old woman with drug and other associated offences after the recovery of Class A and Class B drugs valued at £450 in Prestonpans High Street on March 7.

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Officers also recovered drugs related paraphernalia and a three figure sum of cash.

They are both scheduled to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court today

Sergeant Derek MacDonald of Tranent Community Policing Team said: “East Lothian division has a zero tolerance policy towards drug related offences and we will continue to deal with any offences reported to the police as a top priority using every resource at our disposal.

“The public can assist greatly in helping police tackle drug related offences and I would urge anyone with information on offences of this nature in their area to come forward to police or contact the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”