Man charged after £140,000 of drugs found following car search

Police made the discovery after noticing a man 'acting suspiciously' in Aberdeen.

Aberdeen police arrest man after car search on Don Street revealed £140,000 of cocaine and heroin iStock
Drugs: Police recover Class A drugs worth over £140,000 in Aberdeen.

A man has been charged after heroin and cocaine worth more than £140,000 was seized following a car and property search in Aberdeen.

Officers searched a vehicle in the city’s Don Street after a man was noticed “acting suspiciously” on June 6, around 12pm.

The search revealed drugs, which lead to further searches at a property on North Anderson Drive.

Overall, Class A drugs with a street value of £140,550 were recovered, and a 26-year-old man was arrested and charged.

Police recovered £130,200 worth of cocaine, alongside heroin with a street value of £4,350.

The 26-year-old man appeared at Aberdeen Sheriff Court on Tuesday.

Detective sergeant Erika Griffiths said: “Drugs cause misery in our communities and Police Scotland is committed to using all tools and tactics available to prevent the sale and distribution of illegal substances.

“If you have any information or concerns about drug misuse, then please contact us on 101, or make a call anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”