Man in court in connection with seizure of cash and heroin

A man appeared in private at Lerwick Sheriff Court on drugs charges today.

Jason Pottinger, 23, of Hoofields in Lerwick, appeared on a petition alleging a contravention of the Misuse of Drugs Act.

He made no plea or declaration, was committed for further examina­tion and remanded in custody.

Pottinger is expected to appear in court again next week.

His appearance came after police seized heroin and money with a combined value of around £5,500 from an address in the Hoofields area.


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