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Police / Drugs seized at Sumburgh Airport

Sumburgh Airport.

POLICE officers recovered drugs at Sumburgh Airport on Monday evening.

A 30-year-old man was arrested and charged.

Police officers, acting on intelligence, were assisted by the Dogs Against Drugs charity.

A man appeared on a drugs charge at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Tuesday.

Inspector Samantha Greshon said: “We are determined to work to prevent drugs being brought to Shetland using all resources available to us.

“The public has an important role to play in helping with this and I would urge anyone with information about drugs of those trying to bring them here to get in touch by calling 101 or anonymously via the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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