Drugs with a combined street value of nearly £250,000 have been recovered by police in Edinburgh.
Officers raided addresses in Lochend Quadrant and Lochend Road South in the city’s east end on Thursday, January 11 at around 11.40am.
Drugs, believed to be diamorphine, crack cocaine and cannabis, with an estimated street value of £247,500 were recovered as well as a five-figure sum of cash.
Two men, a 30-year-old and a 57-year-old, were arrested and charged by police and will appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Friday, January 12.
A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.
Detective Inspector Gavin Howat of Edinburgh pro-active CID, said: “Officers will continue to disrupt the supply and possession of drugs in our area.
“This work often relies on the support of the public, so if you have any information or concerns about drug misuse, please call Police Scotland on 101 or report this anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”
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