Arrest follows Dalkeith drugs recovery

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Police have arrested and charged a woman following the discovery of Class A and B drugs in Dalkeith.

CID officers from Gayfield Police Station executed a warrant at a property on Bruce Gardens yesterday (Thursday, July 21).

Over half a kilogram of cocaine was discovered, along with diamorphine, cannabis, ecstasy and drug paraphernalia.

The combined street value of the drugs is £36,000.

A 28-year-old woman was arrested and charged in connection with drug offences.

She is expected to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court today (Friday).

Chief Inspector Kenny Simpson, based at Dalkeith, said: “This is a significant quantity of drugs taken off the streets of Dalkeith.

“It goes without saying the harm drugs can cause to a community is devastating, and we would always encourage members of the public to contact us with information on drug crime.”

If you have any information on drug crime in your area, contact Police Scotland on 101.