Man arrested after Class A and B drugs recovered in Fife

Police in Fife have arrested and charged a man under the Misuse of Drugs Act after recovering a significant quantity of class A and B drugs from a property in Methil.

Monday, 25th July 2016, 2:50 pm
Updated Monday, 25th July 2016, 3:52 pm
The drugs were recovered over the weekend. Stock picture: John Devlin

Acting on intelligence, local CID officers searched an address in the Wellesley Road area on Saturday (July 23).

This resulted in the recovery of a quantity of cocaine with an approximate street value of £760 and a number of mature cannabis plants with an approximate value of £4180.

A 21-year-old man was arrested for various offences and he is expected to appear in court in due course.

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Detective Sergeant Wayne Parker, based at Leven CID, said: “As a result of this latest operation we have prevented a significant quantity of harmful drugs from reaching local communities.

“Tackling drug crime remains a priority for Police Scotland and we will always act on information that is passed to us.

“If you want to report drug activity in your area then call police on 101 or alternatively an anonymous report can be made through the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”