Montrose man arrested for drugs offences

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A Montrose man has been arrested for drugs offences as part of an Angus wide clamp down on anti-social behaviour and violence.

Police Scotland confirmed that following an intelligence-led operation in the town, a 35 year-old man and has been arrested and charged in connection with drugs offences and was expected to appear at Forfar Sheriff Court yesterday (Monday, December 29).

Officers executed a search warrant at an address in Mill Street, Montrose, on Sunday (December 28) and recovered quantities of Heroin, a Class A drug, and Diazepam, a Class C controlled drug.

The search was part of Project Ajax, an anti-violence and anti-social behaviour campaign that was launched across Angus in November, whereby Angus officers, supported by specialist colleagues, target violent individuals wanted on warrant, as well as conducting high visibility patrols in areas that have seen issues with anti-social behaviour and violence.

Chief Inspector Gordon Milne, Local Area Commander for Angus, said: “As part of Project Ajax, our officers continue to carry out warrant enforcement and focused patrols in our communities to disrupt and deter criminality in Angus.

“We will always act upon information received from our local community. The more information we have, the more we can do. By reporting suspicious activity, the public assists our officers towards ensuring that our communities are kept as safe as possible.

“I would encourage anyone with concerns related to drug activity in their area to contact Police Scotland on 101. The charity Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.”