Man in court after police seize £1,300 worth of cocaine in Lerwick

A man has appeared in private at Lerwick Sheriff Court on drugs charges following the seizure by police of suspected cocaine with an estimated street value of £1,300.

Paul William Grant, 24, of Lerwick, appeared in private from custody on a petition alleging a contravention of the Misuse of Drugs Act.

He made no plea or declaration, was committed for further examination was and released on bail.

The seizure on Saturday night is the third significant drugs haul in a week in Shetland and a police spokesman said the force would continue to target those involved in the illegal drugs trade.


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