Thousands of pounds in drugs seized in Kirkcaldy

Drugs worth thousands of pounds have been seized in Kirkcaldy.

Yesterday (July 9) officers from the town's community investigations unit took part in a day of action after reports of violence, disorder, anti-social behaviour and drug-related crime in the town.

Warrants were executed at properties on Commercial Street and Melrose Crescent.

Class A and B drugs were found alongside about £20,000 in cash.

Two men aged 28 and 64 and three women aged 20, 29 and 58 were arrested and charged in connection with drugs offences.

A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

Constable Louis Evans said: "Police Scotland is committed to removing illegal substances from our communities and will take all measures to disrupt those involved.

"This arrest underlines our commitment to the Serious Organised Crime Taskforce and the country’s Serious Organised Crime Strategy.

"Anyone with concerns about drugs in their community can contact us via 101, or calling Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

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