Drugs worth £100k recovered on the A9

Published 14 May 2018

Police in Inverness have recovered a quantity of cannabis valued at approximately £100,000 after a vehicle was stopped on the A9 south of the city.

The vehicle was stopped by officers on the afternoon of Friday, May 11.

Two men, aged 45 and 43-years-old, have been arrested in connection with the recovery and are anticipated to appear at Inverness Sheriff Court today (Monday, May 14).

Detective Inspector William Nimmo said: "We are committed to tackling crime involving drugs in our community and this recovery is just the latest example of that.

"We rely on information from the public to help us intercept drugs bound for the streets of the Highlands.

"I would urge anyone with information which could help prevent criminal activity to pass it on to us on 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

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