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Man in court over '£20,000 drug haul' in Stonehaven

A man has appeared in court after drugs with an estimated street value of almost £20,000 were recovered in Stonehaven.

Marc Smith, 19, from Inverbervie, Aberdeenshire, appeared at Aberdeen Sheriff Court charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act.

He made no plea or declaration and was granted bail. The case was continued for further examination.

A report concerning a 16-year-old girl remains under consideration.

Police Scotland earlier said drugs had been seized in the Braehead Crescent area of Stonehaven on Sunday.

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