Police seize £200,000 of suspected cocaine after searching car at Cromarty Bridge

Drugs with an estimated street value of £200,000 have been recovered police after a car was stopped and searched.

Police searched the vehicle.
Police searched the vehicle.

The discovery was made at around 9am on Tuesday morning, March 9 officers stopped and searched the vehicle on the Cromarty Bridge.

A quantity of drugs, believed to be cocaine was recovered and a 29-year-old man and 23-year-old woman were arrested and charged in connection with alleged drugs offences. They are due to appear at Inverness Sheriff Court today.

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A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

Detective Inspector Craig Still said: "We are committed to disrupting the illegal and harmful supply of drugs in our communities and will work relentlessly using all resources at our disposal to ensure those involved are caught and brought to justice.

“If you have any information or concerns about drug misuse or criminality in your area, do not hesitate to contact police via telephone number 101 or report via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where anonymity can be maintained.”