A720: Van stopped on Edinburgh bypass found to contain large quantities of heroin and cocaine
A van stopped on the Edinburgh bypass was found to contain a substantial amount of drugs.
Police, acting on intelligence, stopped a Volkswagen van on the A720 at Old Craighall to find the quantity of drugs inside.
A 47-year-old man has been arrested and charged in relation to the incident after police seized a quantity of heroine and cocaine from the van around 6.30pm on Monday, June 7.
The drugs have an estimated combined street value of £73,000 and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal after the arrest.
As well as the drugs, the van contained some mixing and bulking agents.
A Police Scotland statement confirmed that: “During a search of the vehicle, officers recovered a large quantity of heroin and cocaine as well as mixing/bulking agents
"A 47-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the recovery and is due before Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Wednesday, 9 June.
"A full report will be forwarded to the Procurator Fiscal.”