HEROIN, cannabis and pills were allegedly found when police on patrol in Helensburgh searched a car near the centre of the town.

According to Police Scotland, officers stopped to speak to a man sitting in a parked Ford vehicle in East Princes Street at around 11pm on Saturday, April 25.

Police say it was apparent that the driver was under the influence of alcohol or drugs and due to his demeanour he was detained for a search.

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The 31-year-old, from Logie Place, was allegedly found with quantities of heroin, cannabis, white tablets and blue tablets in his possession.

He reportedly also failed a ‘fitness to drive’ test before being arrested and taken to Clydebank police station for interview.

The man was later released, and will appear at Dumbarton Sheriff Court at a later date charged with three counts of possession of controlled drugs and possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply.

The man also faces charges of alleged drug driving and driving without a valid MOT certificate.

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