Fifty alleged offences uncovered in Grangemouth police blitz

Police say they detected 50 separate offences during a ten-day operation in Grangemouth '“ including people carrying cocaine and cannabis.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 21st January 2017, 2:55 pm
Updated Saturday, 21st January 2017, 3:02 pm

Other alleged offenders are also said to have been caught in possesion of cannabis and cocaine, committing disorder offences and supplying drink to under-18’s.

The exercise involved beefed up patrols by uniformed and plain clothes police targeting persistent and violent offenders.

One man was said to be in possession of an offensive weapon.

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They also arrested people wanted on warrant, and visited others to ensure bail orders were being obeyed.

Police say the exercise aimed to send a strong message to offenders that violence and disorder won’t be tolerated.