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Court / Four appear from custody on drugs charge

FOUR people from Shetland have appeared from custody in Lerwick Sheriff Court accused of being concerned in the supply of drugs.

Forty two year old Kerry Butler, Darren Priest, 36, and Steven Priest, 59, all of Lerwick – and 34-year-old Steven Nicholson from Sandwick – all made no plea when they appeared in private on Monday.

Steven Priest was committed for examination and remanded in custody. He is expected to appear in court again within the next eight days.

The other three were committed for further examination and released on bail.

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Space2face Shetland

Space2face Shetland is an independent and confidential service which uses Restorative Justice and the arts to bring those harmed by crime or conflict and those responsible for the harm into communication. We enable everyone affected by a particular incident to play a part in repairing the harm and finding a positive way forward.

If you would like to reach out to us, please contact us via e-mail info@space2face.org or mobile 07564 832467.

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The project is also currently fundraising to secure office space in Shetland’s brand-new creativity and wellness centre, The Mission. If you’re interesting in getting involved, or making a donation, head over to www.space2face.org/how-you-can-help