Drugs arrest in West Lothian

Published 15 August 2019

A man has been charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act following the recovery of a substantial amount of drugs in West Lothian.

At around 9am on Wednesday 14th August, officers from the West Lothian Pro-Active Crime Team carried out an intelligence-led search of an address in Nettlehill Drive, Uphall Station, where they seized cocaine, cannabis and MDMA.

The drugs are valued at over £15,000.

Police also removed a hydraulic press from the property.

The 34-year-old is due to appear at Livingston Sheriff Court on Thursday 15th August.

Detective Constable Josh Hurst from the PCT said: "This has been a significant drugs recovery that was made possible thanks to the vital information we received from the public.

"Our communities continue to make it clear that they will not tolerate drug dealing in their areas and whenever they provide us with intelligence, we will carry out enforcement activity like this."


Contact Details

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Your Community

Find out more about local policing issues in this area by visiting: Broxburn, Uphall and Winchburgh, The Lothians and Scottish Borders, West Lothian


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