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£16k of cocaine and heroin seized in Inverness


By Andrew Dixon

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Cocaine and heroin worth more than £16,000 has been seized by police in Inverness.

Thirteen people – 11 men aged between 19 and 63 and two women aged 23 and 28 – will be reported for various drug offences.

In total, drugs with a street value of around £16,500 have been recovered, along with almost £6000 in cash, following searches in the Dalneigh and Merkinch areas.

Detective Inspector Ritchie Macrae said: "Despite the restrictions in place as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Police Scotland are determined to continue efforts to disrupt the ongoing supply of illegal drugs which often have a significant affect on the most vulnerable members of our community."

If anyone has information about drug dealing they can contact police on 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.



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