Man held over heroin haul in East Lothian

A MAN has been arrested in East Lothian for having a four-figure sum worth of heroin.

A man has been arrested following a drugs bust.

Detectives say the 35-year-old was held at an address in the Macmerry area and charged after the drugs were found.

The pre-planned raid was made possible after police secured a warrant to search the premises last Wednesday.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

It was thought the drugs would be worth around £1000 on the streets.

A report has gone to the Procurator Fiscal’s office foloowing the operation.

PC Ryan Gilhooly said: “The supply and misuse of drugs devastates lives and has an adverse impact on our whole society.

“The curtailing of this activity is a priority for us.”