Police seize drugs and cash in Fort William crackdown

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Police in Fort William have seized cannabis, MDMA and a four-figure sum of money during an operation targeting the illegal supply of controlled drugs in the Lochaber town.

Local officers were joined by British Transport Police, Police dogs, CID and Roads Policing Officers who focused attention on public transport to and from the town as well as the A82 trunk road.

Plain clothes officers also targeted drug dealing hot spots across Fort William. A dealer quantity of cannabis was seized after a drug search warrant was executed at an address in Fort William.

Local Policing Inspector Isla Campbell said: ‘Operation Keeva ran from Wednesday June 17 to Friday June 19.

‘Nine people and eight vehicles were dealt with for a number of road traffic offences, while four people will be reported to the Procurator Fiscal under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.

‘This should serve as a reminder to those who seek to bring drugs into our community that we will continue to use all the tools at our disposal to target you.

‘I urge anyone in the community with information or suspicions about drug dealing to contact Police. You don’t need to have proof, pass on your suspicions and we will do the rest. Please be reassured you can provide this information anonymously.’

Anyone with information should call Police Scotland on: 101, or Crimestoppers: 0800 555 111.