Drugs, cash and mobiles seized in Whitburn raids

Mobile phones, drugs and £2,000 of cash have been seized by police in a number of early morning raids in West Lothian.

Monday, 19th June 2017, 6:28 pm
Updated Tuesday, 20th June 2017, 2:54 pm
Police Scotland. Picture: TSPL
Police Scotland. Picture: TSPL

Council workers and police officers have been tackling crime in Whitburn as part of Operation Pinpoint.

Yesterday dealer quantities of heroin worth nearly £300 were recovered along with 160g of amphetamine worth £1,600 at properties in the area.

In addition, £2,000 in cash was seized along with a number of mobile phones, drug paraphernalia and equipment used in the cultivation of cannabis.

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Two men aged 43 and 51 have been charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act.

A 30-year-old man was also arrested on an outstanding warrant.