Two charged after Orkney heroin recovery

Published 01 October 2018

Police in Orkney have recovered a quantity of heroin with an approximate street value around £2,800.

The drugs were recovered following a search of a vehicle in the Finstown area on Friday, September 28.

Two men, aged 36 and 31-years-old, have been charged in connection with the recovery and are expected to appear at Kirkwall Sheriff Court on Tuesday, October 2.

Chief Inspector Matt Webb said: "Targeting crime involving drugs is a priority for us to ensure Orkney remains one of the safest places to live and work.

"There is no place for drugs in our islands and we work hard to make the county a hostile environment for anyone involved in this harmful trade.

"Our local communities have a key role to play in our work and I would urge anyone with concerns or information to let us know.

"You can call Police Scotland on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 to pass on information anonymously."

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