Local addresses raided

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Police have raided addresses in Forfar and Kirriemuir as part of the force’s continuing operation against drug-related crime.

A quantity of Class A, B and C drugs and cash were recovered from houses across Tayside Division which were hit last week.

Officers carried out controlled searches under warrant in Dundee, Angus and Perthshire as part of Operation Slate, a continuting intelligence-led initiative to target drug-related crime across the Division.

The local policing teams were supported by specialist officers during the operation and quantities of heroin, cocaine, diazepam and cannabis were recovered, along with approximately £3000 in cash.

On Thursday May 28, police carried out searches at addresses in Lordburn Place and Glenmoy Terrace, Forfar, resulting in a 42-year-old man, a 42 year old female, a 32-year-old man and a 29 year old man being charged with drugs offences.

On Friday, May 30, a 40-year-man was charged with drug offences in connection with a search of an address at High Street, Kirriemuir.

On Wednesday, May 27 a 39-year-old man was charged following a drugs search at an address in Macalpine Road, Dundee while a 29-year-old man was charged with drugs offences in connection with a search at an address in St Giles Terrace and a 37 year-old man has been charged following a drugs search at Stronsay Court in Perth.

Also in Perth, a 28 year old man and a 30-year-old man were charged with drug offences having been traced by officers in Perth City Centre. Reports have been sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

Information regarding drug-related activity should contact Police Scotland on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.