Man charged after Penicuik drug recovery
Police in Midlothian have charged a 29-year-old man with drug and other associated offences after the recovery of a significant amount of cannabis and cash from within the property.
Officers from the Midlothian Community Action Team along with the Pro-Active Unit arrested him following the search of an address in Penicuik where £4800 of cannabis was discovered alongside a substantial amount of cash and other drugs related paraphernalia.
The 29-year old is scheduled to attend Edinburgh Sheriff Court at a later date.
Sgt Colin McDonald of Loanhead Community Action Team said:
“Dealing with drug crime is one of Midlothian division’s top priorities and we will continue to use every resource at our disposal to tackle crimes of this kind.
“The public can assist greatly in helping police tackle drug related offences and I would urge anyone with information on drug offences in their area to come forward to police or contact the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”