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Fraserburgh councillors fears a ‘new gang in town' as police outline battle against organised crime

1 month ago   |   By Press and Journal

Fears have been raised that north-east residents are being targeted by a “new gang on the town”.
A major multi-agency operation has been underway across Aberdeenshire - and in the towns of Fraserburgh and Peterhead in particular.
It focuses on “county lines” and “cuckooing” crime, where drug gangs based in cities such as Liverpool and Birmingham expand into other areas such as the north-east.
While doing so, they pressure drug addicts owing them money to use their homes to deal from.
Through Operation Corner there have been some significant successes, but the scale of the illegal trade is...
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