22nd October 2018
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Man, 26, detained after seizure of £11,000 worth of heroin in house

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A significant amount of heroin with an estimated street value of up to £11,000 was seized from a house in Lerwick by police officers on Tuesday.

An occupant of the house, a 26-year-old man, has been arrested and remains in custody. A report is to be sent to the procurator fiscal.

Police in the town said the seizure was a result of “determined action” by officers who were acting on information provided by the public.

A spokesman added: “The disruption of drugs misuse and supply on Shetland continues and can only progress with support and information provided by the community.”