NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland

Suspected heroin recovered at Lerwick ferry terminal

Drugs worth about £5,000 have been found by police after searching a man at a ferry terminal on Shetland.

Police said the suspected heroin was recovered at Holmsgarth ferry terminal in Lerwick on Tuesday.

A Northern Constabulary spokesman said the man was in custody and a report would be sent to the procurator fiscal.

The spokesman added: "Seizures such as this are as a result of determined action from the police to act on information provided by the public."

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