Heroin worth £50,000 found in vehicle at ferry terminal
A man and a woman from Glasgow have both been charged over the find in Aberdeen.
Two people have been arrested after £50,000 worth of heroin recovered from a vehicle set to board a ferry in Aberdeen.
A 41-year-old woman and a 34-year-old man, both from Glasgow, have been charged in connection the find that took place at the ferry terminal in Jamieson Quay, on Sunday.
The pair are due to appear at court in Aberdeen Sheriff Court.
The haul meant that officers in the north-east recovered drugs with an estimated total value of around £60,000 over the last four days.
On Thursday a 31-year-old man from Aberdeen was charged after an unlicensed air gun and £8000 worth of cannabis and cocaine was recovered from a bust in the Newmachar area.
Then on Monday around £2000 worth of heroin was found in Guild Street, Aberdeen, leading to the arrest of a 49-year-old man.
Detective sergeant Andy Wilson said: "The illegal supply of drugs spreads misery and harm in our communities and the last few days has seen a significant quantity of illegal drugs being removed from circulation.
"There will be no let up from Police Scotland in our commitment to tackling the illegal supply of drugs and associated antisocial behaviour."