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Jardine : the war on drugs has failed

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Edinburgh West MP Christine Jardine has called for a ‘grown-up’ debate on drug reform as parliament’s Scottish Affairs Committee launched a new inquiry into drug abuse in Scotland.The Committee – of which the Lib...

Three jailed for serious organised crime offences

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Three men responsible for the distribution of drugs and counterfeit cash in Edinburgh have today been jailed. At the High Court in Edinburgh Jason Forbes was sentenced to 32 months in prison while Darren Hendren...

Drugs arrest in Broomhouse

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A 40 year-old man has been arrested and charged with drugs offences as a result of high visibility patrols carried out under Operation Wolf.The man was stopped in Broomhouse yesterday morning and found to...

Confiscation order against Kirknewton drug dealer nets £525,000

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At Edinburgh High Court today, a confiscation order totalling £525,000 was made against 67  year-old Scottish drug dealer Alexander Cameron from Kirknewton, Midlothian.In 2009 police officers went to West Cairns Farm, Kirknewton. The jury...

£20,000 of drugs seized in Edinburgh

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Drugs seized, Edinburgh Police in Edinburgh have seized £20,000 worth of drugs in an operation that happened in the capital on Friday 30 August 2013. Officers raided a property in the west of the city, where...

Drugs seized

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Police in Edinburgh have seized £60,000 worth of the class B drug Methylethcathinone from an address in the Wester Hailes area of the Capital.Officers raided the address in Morvenside yesterday where they arrested and...

Four arrests after waterfront drugs search

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Four men have been arrested and charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act after Police Scotland recovered Class A drugs in Edinburgh.Officers carried out a search of a property in the Waterfront area of...

Drugs recovered in Kirkliston

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Police in Edinburgh have seized approximately £21,000 of herbal cannabis following a raid on a property in Kirkliston.Acting on information received through the charity Crimestoppers, officers raided the address in Main Street, where they...

Two arrested for drugs offences

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Two men have been arrested and charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act after Lothian and Borders Police recovered a large quantity of Class A drugs in the capital.Officers carried out searches of three...

Four jailed for drugs distribution

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Four men responsible for the large-scale distribution of drugs across the UK have been jailed.Paul McIntyre, who is currently serving sentences in prison for drugs-related offences, David Hughes, Scott Gardner and Isaac MacKinnon all...

Drugs seized at Waverley Station

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£10,000 worth of drugs were  recovered following a joint operation between Lothian and Borders Police and British Transport Police in Edinburgh yesterday.The activity took place at Waverley Train Station and Edinburgh Bus Station and...

Drugs raids in the Capital

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Police in Edinburgh have seized close to £100,000 worth of drugs following enquiries carried out in relation to drug-related offences in the Capital. A total of five men have been arrested and charged in connection...

Drugs Arrest in West Edinburgh

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A 43-year-old man has been arrested and charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act after a large quantity of Cannabis was recovered in the West of Edinburgh.Officers from Border Force carried out an intelligence-led...

Three men convicted of drugs charges at High Court

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A group of men who were caught with the largest haul of drugs ever seized by Lothian and Borders Police have been convicted.  The three men were caught with almost £2 million worth of...

Assets seized from drug dealer

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At the High Court in Edinburgh today a Confiscation Order for £45,279.02 was made against William Woods Byrne (DOB 13/12/1984) In October 2010 Byrne, who was born in Greenock and resided in Prestwick, was...

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