A MAN appeared at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court on Tuesday in private after being apprehended in Lochgelly.

Mark Kirkland, 42, appeared on charges alleging that he supplied drugs and also possession of drugs and a charge under the Firearms Act 1968.

Kirkland made no plea or declaration and as committed for further examination and released on bail.

The arrest was made as part of a police operation at an address in Watters Crescent, Lochgelly, on Monday.