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Heroin and cocaine worth £22,000 recovered by police near Newtonmore


By Gavin Musgrove

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Two men aged 30 and 43 and a woman aged 42 have been arrested and charged after drugs were recovered near to Newtonmore.

Police officers stopped a vehicle travelling north on the A9 yesterday and as a result heroin and cocaine with an approximate street value of £22,000 was discovered.

All three are expected to appear at Inverness Justice Centre tomorrow.

Detective Inspector Reuben Lindsay of CID said : “We are committed to disrupting county lines drug dealing activity and will endeavour to take any action necessary to reduce the impact of drugs in our Highland communities.

"It is only as a community working together that we can tackle drug dealing.

“Anyone with any information regarding drug dealing or county lines activities in their area are asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 or by calling Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”



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