Ten people have been charged as part of an ongoing police operation to tackle drugs misuse, violence and antisocial behaviour in the north-east.
Officers were recently on patrol in Inverurie, Stonehaven and Banchory following reports of recent disturbances as part of Operation Bayswater.
They arrested ten people for a variety of offences including possession of cannabis and ecstasy as well as antisocial behaviour.
Chief Inspector Murray Main said officers would continue to “proactively act” on concerns raised by communities in the south of Aberdeenshire and elsewhere.
He said: “While the vast majority of individuals enjoyed themselves and behaved very well, over the weekend period a small minority of individuals let themselves and others down through their selfish and unacceptable actions.
“Operation Bayswater is looking to address issues like antisocial behaviour, violence and disrupting the sale or supply of illegal drugs which we know can harm our communities and increase the risk of associated criminality.
“We will continue to proactively act on the concerns of our communities and take all appropriate steps to prevent individuals causing issues in our communities.”