Three in court for heroin 'worth £180,000' in Aberdeen

Three men have appeared in court after heroin with an estimated street value of £180,000 was recovered in Aberdeen.

Steven McDonald, 27, of Kintore, and Aberdeen men Warren Hennelly, 31, and Arthur Ord, 33, appeared at the city's sheriff court charged with drugs offences.

They made no plea or declaration and were released on bail.

Grampian Police earlier said the drugs were recovered in the Seaton area on Friday.

Det Insp Graeme Mackie said: "This is a significant seizure of drugs, which is the result of an intelligence-led policing operation."

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