Man arrested after police seize drugs in Musselburgh

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A man has been arrested and charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act after police recovered various illegal substances in Musselburgh.

Officers stopped a Volkswagen Golf on Mall Avenue at around 10.35 p.m. on Sunday August 20 before conducting a search of the vehicle.

At this time the found quantities of cannabis, ecstasy and cocaine worth around £3,600.

The 42-year-old will now appear in court at a later date.

Sergeant Derek MacDonald from Prestonpans Police Station said: “This is a great drugs recovery that came as a result of a targeted search of a vehicle and ensured that harmful drugs did not make their way into our communities.

“Tackling drug crime is a priority for police in East Lothians and anyone found to be involved in offences of this nature will be robustly dealt with.”