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Three in court after £60,000 drugs swoop in Fochabers and Aviemore

Three men have appeared in court after drugs worth tens of thousands of pounds were seized following an operation in Fochabers and on the A9, near Aviemore.

Police found drugs including heroin and cannabis with an estimated street value of £60,000 on Thursday.

Ryan Day, 24, Lawrence Mitchell, 26, both from Liverpool, and Louis Butler, 24, from Aberdeen, appeared at Elgin Sheriff Court.

They made no plea or declaration and were remanded in custody.

The case was continued for further examination with the three due to appear in court again next month.

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