POLICE say they charged six people in three days with alleged possession of controlled drugs in the Helensburgh and Auchendennan Bay areas.

The men were charged after being stopped and searched between June 18 and 20.

Cannabis and ecstasy tablets were reportedly recovered from the men, two of whom were aged 29, while the others were aged 17, 18, 21 and 26.

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Police say the discoveries were made while officers were engaging with the public in relation to Covid-19 lockdown limits and Scottish Government guidance.

It's understood that all of the men had travelled to the area from elsewhere, in contravention of the advice to stay within five miles of your home address.

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