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Police seize suspected Class A drugs worth in region of £20,000 at Shetland ferry terminal

Issued: 21 Oct 2010

Police in Shetland today recovered suspected Class A drugs, believed to be heroin, from a man at Holmsgarth Ferry Terminal in Lerwick, Shetland.

Officers searched a 36-year-old man and found him in possession of a significant quantity of suspected heroin, with a potential street value of almost £20,000.

The man was arrested and he will now be the subject of a report to the Procurator Fiscal in connection with the incident.

Acting Inspector Lindsay Tulloch, said: "These seizures are as a result of determined action from the Police to act on information provided by the public.

"The disruption of drugs misuse and supply on Shetland continues and can only progress with support and information provided by the community."

If you suspect someone may be involved in the drugs trade please get in touch with your local Police station or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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