Man charged after recovery of heroin worth £44,000


A man has been charged after he was allegedly found with heroin worth £44,000 when his vehicle was pulled over by police.

The recovery was made on the A90 near Fordoun, Aberdeenshire, at around 2.30pm on Tuesday.

Police Scotland charged a 31-year-old from the north of England in relation to the incident and a report has been sent to the procurator fiscal.

Detective Inspector Robin Sim said: “Police Scotland is committed to tackling drug misuse in our area and we will use all available resources in order to disrupt and deter the supply of drugs in our communities.”