Officers recovered the cocaine, which had an estimated street value of over £19,000, from a property on Grimeston Road in the Harray area of Orkney.
Police had secured a warrant to search this address.
In a social media post, the Northern Police Division said that the man charged has been released, after promising to appear in court at a later date.
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After searching a house in Orkney, police recovered approximately £19,000 worth of the class A drug.