Cocaine and heroin worth more than £16,000 has been recovered in Inverness as part of proactive work by officers in the city.
Thirteen people – 11 men aged between 19 and 63 and two women aged 23 and 28 – will be reported for various drug offences as a result of joint working between the Community Investigation Unit and Flexible Policing Team.
In total drugs with a street value of around £16,500 have been recovered, along with almost £6,000 in cash, following intelligence led searches in the Dalneigh and Merkinch areas of Inverness.
Detective Inspector Ritchie Macrae said “Despite the restrictions in place as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, Police Scotland are determined to continue efforts to disrupt the ongoing supply of illegal drugs which often have a significant affect on the most vulnerable members of our community.”
If anyone has information about drug dealing they can contact police on 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.