Class A drugs and £2000 in cash seized after vehicles stopped near Hillend ski centre

Class A drugs and more than £2000 in cash have been seized after two vehicles were stopped near Hillend's ski centre.

Monday, 30th September 2019, 3:07 pm
Updated Monday, 30th September 2019, 3:34 pm
Two vehicles were stopped near the Midlothian Snowsports Centre at Hillend. Picture: Google Street View

Midlothian Community Action Officers stopped two vehicles in suspicious circumstances near to the Midlothian Snowsports Centre at Hillend on Saturday, 28 September whilst on proactive patrols.

Five males were detained for the purpose of a drugs search and dealer quantities of Cocaine, Cannabis and Ecstasy were found.

MORE CRIME: Addiewell Prison guard charged after 'parts for building mobile phone' foundAs a result two addresses in East Lothian and Edinburgh were searched under warrant and further controlled substances found and seized.

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MORE CRIME: Man allegedly assaults three-year-old in Scottish shopping centreOfficers also seized in excess of £2000 in connection with this incident believed to be the proceeds of crime.

All five males were charged with drug related offences and both drivers of the vehicles with dangerous driving, they were held in Police custody to appear at Edinburgh Sherriff Court on 1st October 2019.