A TWENTY year old Shetland woman has been released on bail after being charged with drug offences following the seizure of suspected heroin with an estimated street value of £12,000.
Nicole Jeanene Hassan, of 23 Grostane, Lerwick, was arrested on Tuesday following a police raid on a house in the town following a tip off.
After being held in the police cells overnight, Hassan appeared in private from custody at Lerwick Sheriff Court where she made no plea or declaration, was committed for further examination and released on bail.
This was the second significant heroin seizure in Shetland in the past week. On Monday, 47 year Lila Bernadette Cartwright, from Birkenhead, was remanded in custody after she was found in possession of suspected heroin worth around £8,000 when police stopped the taxi she had hired at Gulberwick, on Thursday.
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