More than £1 million of heroin seized in Edinburgh raid

More than £1 million worth of heroin has been seized from a property in Edinburgh.

Thursday, 22nd November 2018, 12:03 pm
Updated Thursday, 22nd November 2018, 2:29 pm

Officers recovered 11kg of the Class A drug during a raid at an address in Captains Drive on Wednesday.

Police also found a large amount of cutting agent.

Around £11,000 in cash was also found later that day during a search of an address in Leving Place, Livingston.

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Detective Inspector Dougie Telfer said: “Once again, the vital assistance of the public has resulted in another significant drugs recovery, this time ensuring that £1.1 million worth of heroin was seized before it could be sold within our communities.

“Tackling organised crime, which includes drug offences, remains one of Police Scotland’s top priorities and as Wednesday’s enforcement activity demonstrates, any intelligence we receive relating to crimes of this nature is swiftly and robustly acted upon.”

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