Edinburgh man charged after drugs raid seizes £25,000 of cannabis

A 22-year-old man has been charged after a police raid recovered £25,000-worth of cannabis in Edinburgh.

Saturday, 10th April 2021, 1:24 pm
Updated Saturday, 10th April 2021, 1:26 pm

Acting on a tip-off, the force found the drugs - and almost £1,000 in cash - during searches at a number of addresses in West Pilton Gardens and West Pilton Terrace on Thursday, April 8.

Police said man was arrested and charged in connection with drug supply offences, and will appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court at a later date.

A 26-year-old man will also be reported to the Procurator Fiscal for drug possession offences.

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Acting on a tip-off, the force found the drugs - and almost £1,000 in cash - during searches at a number of addresses in West Pilton Gardens (pictured) and West Pilton Terrace on Thursday, April 8.

Detective Sergeant Gavin Howat said: "We remain committed to disrupting the illegal supply of drugs in our communities and we will use every tool and tactic at our disposal to remove them from our streets.”

He urged anyone with information about those involved in drugs, to contact police on 101 or make an anonymous report to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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