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Police Scotland seize £30,000 worth of Class A drugs in Elgin and Aberdeen

By Ewan Malcolm

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POLICE have seized an estimated £30,000 worth of Class A drugs following an operation at two North East properties yesterday.

Police Scotland arrested three people in connection with the offences.
Police Scotland arrested three people in connection with the offences.

Quantities of heroin and cocaine were recovered at properties in Findhorn Court in Elgin and Provost Rust Drive in Aberdeen after officers executed warrants.

Two men, aged 18 and 19, and a 26 year-old woman have been arrested in connection with the offences.

The 19-year-old man appeared in private at Inverness Sheriff Court today while the 18-year-old man and the woman appeared at Aberdeen Sheriff Court.

Detective Constable Ross Hay, North East Division CID Proactive, said: "We remain committed to taking appropriate action against people profiting from the sale of illegal and harmful substances.

"Our partnership approach means that in addition to addressing drug related criminality, we also work with communities and partners to support individuals impacted by substance misuse and deal with other issues that result from individuals and groups involved in the supply of controlled drugs.

"Our work relies on information provided by members of the community, so we encourage anyone with concerns about drugs in their area to contact us on 101, or report anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

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