Police seize £44,000 of cocaine found in car in South Ayrshire

A man has been charged after police seized cocaine worth around £44,000 from a vehicle in a South Ayrshire street.

Police say a man has been arrested.
Police say a man has been arrested.

Officers searched the vehicle as part of a pre-planned operation at premises on the High Street in Maybole on Tuesday morning.

Police said that a 37-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the recovery.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

He will appear in court at a later date.

Local area commander, Chief Inspector Brian Anderson said: “We take a proactive approach to target those who are involved in the manufacture, sale and supply of controlled drugs in South Ayrshire and do all we can to disrupt their activities.

"Our ongoing success in targeting drug dealing activity depends on the support and assistance of our communities, who do not tolerate the damage which is done by the trade in illegal drugs.

“I would encourage anyone who has information in relation to drug dealing to report this to ourselves or to the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."