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Borders Police crackdown on drug crimes as man arrested

Borders police say they will continue to tackle drug crimes Credit: ITV Border

A 28-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with possessing and supplying illegal drugs.

He was found on a property in Innerleithen yesterday.

Police Scotland Community Inspector Tony Hodges of Galashiels Police Station say tackling drug crime is a top priority.

Our proactive drugs operations combined with information from the public has resulted in us taking more illegal drugs off the streets of the Scottish Borders. Tackling drug crime is a top priority for Police Scotland and we have a zero tolerance policy towards drug related offences. We continue to deal with any offences reported to the police using every resource at our disposal.

– Community Inspector Tony Hodges, Galashiels Police Station

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Lockerbie drugs haul

Credit: ITV Border

Police Scotland say drugs with an estimated street value of £28,000 have been recovered from a car stopped on the A74(M) near `Lockerbie.

Cocaine and cannabis were seized by officers who stopped the car heading north.

A 33 year old man has been arrested.

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