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Police in North Division carry out intelligence led operation to target illegal drugs in Tain area

Issued: 7 Oct 2010

Police in North Division this morning carried out an operation to disrupt those involved in the use and supply of illegal drugs in the Tain area.

A team of officers raided six addresses in the town as part of an intelligence led operation. Police have vowed to carry out further operations in the future to reassure communities that they remain committed to the war against drugs.

Two 28-year-old men, a 27-year-old man, a 20-year-old man and 23 year-old female will now be reported to the Procurator Fiscal in connection with the alleged misuse of drugs.

Officers recovered various quantities of suspected Class B drugs during today's enforcement action.

Sergeant Garry Cameron, the officer in charge, said: "The purpose of today's operation was to disrupt those involved in the supply and use of illegal drugs.

"Today's action should send out a clear message to those involved in the drugs trade that the Police will continue to carry out such operations.

"Drugs are a blight on society and we hope our work today provides some reassurance to law abiding citizens living in the same areas as those involved in the drugs trade. Drug use and drug dealing has a detrimental effect on all our communities."

Intelligence is the lifeblood of any Police investigation so if anyone has any information relating to drug misuse or drug dealing they are urged to contact their local Police station or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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