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Police / Man arrested following drugs raids in Lerwick

Shetland area commander chief inspector Stuart Clemenson. Photo: Shetland News

A SIXTY year old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the recovery of heroin and cocaine worth more than £7,000.

Police in Shetland also seized more than £12,000 in cash following the search of four addresses in Lerwick on Saturday.

The man is held in custody and is due to appear at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Tuesday.

Chief Inspector Stuart Clemenson said: “We do not tolerate the supply of drugs and neither should the people of Shetland.
“We are committed to making Shetland a hostile place for anyone intent on bringing harm to our island community.

“Activity such as this is driven by intelligence supplied by local people and I would anyone with concerns or information relation to the misuse of drugs is urged to contact Lerwick Police Station.”

Police can be contacted by calling 101 or via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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