Man charged after police discover £300,000 of drugs and money in house

A 47-year-old man was traced following the recovery and is due to appear in court.

Around £300,000 of heroin, cocaine and money recovered during police search of Edinburgh property Google Maps

A man has been charged after a quantity of drugs and cash to the value of almost £300,000 have been recovered from a house in Edinburgh.

On Thursday, November 10, officers searched a house in Caledonian Crescent in the Dalry area of the capital and recovered heroin with an estimated street value of £198,000, cocaine worth £31,800 and £67,000 in cash.

A 47-year-old man was traced on Wednesday, November 16 and was subsequently charged in connection with the recovery.

He is due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Thursday, November 17 while a report will be forwarded to the Procurator Fiscal.

Detective Inspector Gary Reid, Specialist Crime Division said: “We work every day to disrupt those involved in drug supply and involved in serious and organised crime as they have no place in our communities.

“Anyone with information regarding drugs in their local area should contact their local police office through 101. Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.”

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