Fife Police seize Class A’s with street value of £500,000

By Christine Lavelle

Police seized more than £500,000 worth of heroin and cocaine during a series of planned drugs raids in Fife.

A 26-year-old man from Kirkcaldy is expected to appear at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court tomorrow (Fri), in connection to the discovery of the class A drugs.

Fife Constabulary confirmed it was part of an ongoing intelligence led operation designed to tackle serious organised crime.

Detective Superintendent Garry McEwan, head of crime management for Fife, said: “The targeting of those involved in drug dealing and organised crime remains a very high priority for Fife Constabulary.

“The misery caused to local communities by this form of criminality cannot be understated, and Fife Constabulary is fully committed to use all available resources to target, disrupt and detect those involved in its supply and distribution as set out in the Force Policing Plan.

“Class A drugs cause significant harm within our local communities and it is these communities that I appeal to now.

“Contact the police if you have information about those involved in serious crime, including drug dealing and we will react and when possible arrest those criminals involved.

“In relation to this particular seizure I would again like to thank our communities for their ongoing support and would urge that members of the public continue to alert us as to their concerns and provide information that would assist us in removing harmful drugs from our streets.

“We will listen and investigate what the public tells us.”

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Police arrest over a dozen suspected gang members during raids

By Christine Lavelle

SCOTLAND’S notorious crack cocaine gangs were targeted during a series of dawn raids by police today.

At least a dozen people and several thousands of pounds worth of drugs and cash were seized in the major operation involving some 100 police officers.

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Police Seize More Than £100,000 In Edinburgh Drug Raids

By Shaun Milne

A TEAM of drug officers swooped on a car parked at a petrol seizing Diazepam with a street value of around £100,000.

Both uniformed a plain clothed police surrounded the vehicle at the Shell Filling Station on Murrayburn Road in Edinburgh after a tip off.

Two men, said be aged 35 and 37, were detained at the scene and the car seized during the operation on Tuesday codenamed ‘Adrenalin’.

Both were expected to appear in court today (wed).

Officers also raided a property in the city’s Millar Place the same day and reported finding a cannabis farm with dope plants valued at £26,000.

A 39-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the discovery. Continue reading