NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Man held for Lerwick cannabis haul

A man has been arrested after drugs with an estimated street value of £16,000 were seized in Shetland.

Policed said the cannabis was recovered in Lerwick by officers working with local charity Dogs Against Drugs.

A 24-year-old man was arrested and a report sent to the procurator fiscal.

Ch Insp Lindsay Tulloch, the Shetland area commander, said: "This seizure demonstrates our commitment to dedicate police resources to work hand in hand with the drugs dogs."

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