£8,000 drugs haul in Galashiels

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Borders police have arrested a man following the recovery of Class A drugs in Galashiels.

On Tuesday (June 14), a warrant was an executed at a flat in the High Street.

A quantity of Diamorphine powder, with an estimated street value of £8,000, was recovered.

The 28-year-old appeared at Jedburgh Sheriff Court yesterday (Wednesday).

Detective Inspector Paul Batten said: “Through Operation Gatekeeper, we’re continuing to utilise a number of resources to remove illicit substances.

“If you’re concerned about drug misuse in your community, please get in touch as we will investigate all the information we receive.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.