Cops seize over £ 6,000 worth of cocaine and a “large amount” of cannabis during the Irvine drug raid

Over £ 6,000 worth of cocaine was confiscated along with a “large amount” of cannabis during a drug bankruptcy in Irvine.

Ayrshire CID Proactive Crime Team officials were executing an arrest warrant on property in Watson Terrace on April 8 when they discovered the drugs.

The Class A drug seized by police officers was valued at £ 6,500 and large quantities of cannabis were also discovered at home.

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A 33-year-old man was arrested and taken to the Saltcoats Police Office after the drug attack.

He is expected to appear in court at a later date and a report is subject to a report to the Fiscal Prosecutor.

Inspector Andy Dolan, local inspector for the Irvine Police Office, said, “Drugs and the people who supply them have no place in our communities, and officials work every day to gather information to combat this type of crime.

“The support of members of the public is critical to our work. This shows our team’s commitment to responding to the information we receive.

“We will continue to focus on fighting drugs and drug-related crime across North Ayrshire.”

Anyone with information on drug activity in their area can call their local police team on 101.

Information can also be provided anonymously via CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111.

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