Police seize £36,000 worth of drugs in Dalkeith

Police have charged a woman following the discovery of Class A and B drugs in Dalkeith.

Friday, 22nd July 2016, 1:12 pm
Updated Friday, 22nd July 2016, 2:17 pm
Police carried out a rain in Midlothian. Picture; John Devlin

CID officers from Gayfield Police Station executed a warrant at a property on Bruce Gardens on Thursday with officers discovering over half a kilogram of cocaine along with diamorphine, cannabis, ecstasy and drug paraphernalia.

It is estimated that the combined street value of the drugs is £36, 000.

A 28-year-old woman was arrested and charged in connection with drug offences and is expected in court today.

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Chief Inspector Kenny Simpson, based at Dalkeith, said: “This is a significant quantity of drugs taken off the streets of Dalkeith.

“It goes without saying the harm drugs can cause to a community is devastating, and we would always encourage members of the public to contact us with information on drug crime.”

If you have any information on drug crime in your area, contact Police Scotland on 101.