Drugs recovery in Alexandria, West Dunbartonshire

By Democrat reporter

Police Scotland can confirm that a five figure sum of Class A drugs was seized in Alexandria.

A Ford Fiesta was stopped in the Redburn area, following a brief police pursuit by road policing officers, around 9.05pm on Saturday, 19 October. A quantity of heroin with an estimated value of £25,000 was subsequently recovered.

A 21-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with the recovery and is expected to appear at Dumbarton Sheriff Court tomorrow (Monday, 21 October).

Sergeant Kevin Craig, from the Argyll and West Dunbartonshire Road Policing Team, said: “Drug misuse brings nothing but misery to our communities.

“I want to reassure the people of Argyll and West Dunbartonshire that we will use every tool and tactic at our disposal to remove these illegal substances from the region.

“Our work often relies on the support of the public and together we can all make a difference and reduce the threat of such criminality.

“If you have any information or concerns about drug misuse, do not hesitate to contact Police Scotland on 101 or report this anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”



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