Man held over heroin haul in East Lothian

A MAN has been arrested in East Lothian for having a four-figure sum worth of heroin.

Monday, 15th January 2018, 9:32 am
Updated Monday, 15th January 2018, 9:36 am
A man has been arrested following a drugs bust.

Detectives say the 35-year-old was held at an address in the Macmerry area and charged after the drugs were found.

The pre-planned raid was made possible after police secured a warrant to search the premises last Wednesday.

It was thought the drugs would be worth around £1000 on the streets.

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A report has gone to the Procurator Fiscal’s office foloowing the operation.

PC Ryan Gilhooly said: “The supply and misuse of drugs devastates lives and has an adverse impact on our whole society.

“The curtailing of this activity is a priority for us.”