Edinburgh police arrest Leith driver after finding knife and £4700 worth of Class A drugs in vehicle

An Edinburgh driver was arrested by police, after officers found a knife and a supply of drugs in his car.

Officers from Edinburgh's North East Police division stopped the male driver for a minor road traffic matter in Leith.

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He was made to undergo a roadside drugs wipe, which he failed. Police also recovered £4700 worth of Class A drugs, and a knife from the vehicle.

The man was arrested and his vehicle was seized.

He has since appeared at court for various offences including drugs supply.

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Police in Leith arrested a driver who failed a drugs test. (Photo credit: Edinburgh North East Police)