Man arrested in NCA drugs investigation

17 December 2013

A 25-year-old man from Dalkeith, Midlothian, has been charged with attempting to import a controlled drug, as part of an investigation by the National Crime Agency.

His arrest followed the seizure by Border Force of two postal parcels containing Methylone, a class B drug, with an estimated street value of around £20,000.

NCA officers executed a warrant on Friday 13 December and detained the man. He was later charged and appeared before Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday 16 December.

A man and a woman detained at the same address were released pending further enquiries.   

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