Police Scotland have released a statement following a week of focused activity targeting drug use at Westside Plaza after the issue was raised by several community members.
During the week commencing Monday 15th May 2017, plain clothed and uniformed officers engaged in focused activity at Westside Plaza, Edinburgh. This was in response to concerns raised by local residents regarding antisocial behaviour and drug related activity in the area.
As a result of this, one woman and five men were charged with drug related offences, three individuals were arrested on outstanding warrants and a further two people were charged with other offences relating to disorder and antisocial behaviour.
A drugs warrant was also executed at a nearby address resulting in a man and a woman being charged with supply offences.
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