Drugs recovery in Alness area

Published 07 February 2020

Police in the Highlands can confirm that a quantity of drugs has been recovered from the Alness area, thanks to the work of Police Dog Sika.

The recovery was made in a rural area near Fyrish on Tuesday 4 February. While enquiries remain ongoing, the drugs are believed to be cocaine and cannabis with an estimated street value of over £300,000.

Local Inspector Jim Rice, from Tain Police Station, said: “Drugs misuse and dealing brings nothing but misery to our communities and I want the public to know that we will use every tool and tactic at our disposal to remove these illegal substances from our streets.

“I’d like to commend the good work of PD Sika and his handler for their assistance in this case.”


Contact Details

Call 101 for non-emergencies and general enquiries, in an emergency call 999. If you have information about a crime you can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


Your Community

Find out more about local policing issues in this area by visiting: Highlands and Islands


Originally Published: