Drugs worth £8m seized by police across Fife following series of raids

Police carried out 199 seizures of drugs in the area between May 2022 and May 2023.

Drugs worth £8m seized by police across Fife following almost 200 raids in space of a year iStock

Police in Fife have seized £8m worth of drugs following a series of raids over the past year.

Officers carried out 199 seizures between May 2022 and May 2023 across Fife in which drugs including cannabis, diazepam, ecstasy, cocaine and heroin were recovered.

The substances have a total estimated value of around £8m.

Detective chief inspector Scott Davidson said: “These figures show that we are continuing to make progress in removing drugs from our streets.

“We remain committed to disrupting organised criminality in all its forms, including the supply of drugs in our communities.

“We will use every tool and tactic at our disposal to rid our streets of drugs, whilst working with partners to provide support to vulnerable people affected by these criminals.

“Those concerned in the supply of drugs are not above the law and they will be held to account for their actions.

“Our targeted operations are built on effective intelligence gathering, and the help and support of the local community.

“If anyone has concerns regarding the abuse of controlled drugs or those who may be involved in the supply of controlled drugs, contact Police on 101. Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.”

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