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Gavin Buchan, 39, tried to hide the drugs in his mouth (Picture: Shutterstock)

A drug dealer was caught by police after bags of cocaine hidden his mouth started falling out.

Gavin Buchan, 39, was sitting in a silver Vauxhall Astra when officers pulled up alongside him on the A90 Aberdeen to Ellon road, on September 22 last year.

He quickly attempted to hide his drugs by stuffing them in his cheeks, but then couldnt speak when the police asked him questions, Aberdeen Sheriff Court was told.

Fiscal depute Lucy Simpson said: The accused was struggling to speak and was being asked to repeat himself when a small white parcel fell from his mouth.

The officer attempted to catch it and the accused bit down on his finger.

She continued: When the accused released it, further similar white packages fell from his mouth.

Buchan was then searched and the bags, containing cocaine worth £560, and about £1,750 in cash were seized.

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He was made subject to an 18-month drug treatment and testing order (Picture: Shutterstock)

Two months later he had drugs worth £1,500 confiscated.

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The court heard Buchan had been a fisherman before his Fraserburgh creel vessel was written-off, causing him to start dealing cocaine.

He used his insurance payout to establish himself in the drugs trade, bu his actions soon caught police attention.

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