Nine people have been charged following a crackdown on the supply of ecstasy in the north-east.
A number of warrants were executed in Keith, Forres and Elgin areas this week.
A 16-year-old girl, a 17-year-old girl and three 17-year-old boys have been charged following an operation targeting the supply of ecstasy tablets in Moray.
Three other men aged 20, 24 and 29 along with a 38-year-old woman have also been charged.
Ecstasy tablets, cocaine and cannabis were recovered.
Reports have been sent to the Procurator Fiscal and those charged will appear at court.
Detective Inspector Norman Stevenson said: “Thankfully a significant amount of drugs have been seized which could have ended up in the hands of vulnerable people who do not fully appreciate the serious risks associated with consuming illegal substances.
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“The risk of taking any drug, particularly when you don’t know exactly what is contained within, is significant.
“Across North East Division officers are committed to tackling the sale and supply of drugs and when specific concerns are raised we increase our enforcement action to address these.
“My message to anyone who is considering taking drugs could also not be clearer – it is just not worth the risk.
“I would encourage anyone with concerns about drug misuse to contact police on 101 so that we can continue to take targeted, preventative action.
“I would also like to express my thanks to all those who have supported this recent activity and to the local communities where action has been taken for their patience.”