Court appearance over £75,000 cocaine haul

A MAN appeared in court yesterday charged in connection with the discovery of £75,000 of cocaine.

Police found 1.5 kg of the drug during a search in Stonebank, Ladywell, near Livingston on Friday. The man aged 30 was remanded after appearing at Livingston Sheriff Court. A Lothian and Borders Police spokesman said: "We are delighted to have recovered these drugs before they could circulate among our communities.

"Anyone with information that can assist us in identifying and locating crime gangs in their local area is asked to contact police immediately."