Man charged after drugs seized at Sumburgh airport

A man has been charged after drugs were seized at Sumburgh airport. 

Police officers and Dogs Against Drugs attended the airport on Monday evening.

Darren Shaw, 30,  was arrested at around 6pm. Shaw, from Belfast, appeared in private at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday (Tuesday).

He entered no plea and was committed for further examination. Shaw was released on bail. 

Inspector Samantha Greshon said: “We are determined to work to prevent drugs being brought to Shetland using all resources available to us. 

“The public has an important role to play in helping with this.”

Inspector Greshon urged anyone with information about drugs or those trying to bring them to Shetland to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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