New figures have shown there were 827 drug-related deaths in Scotland in 2016.Read the full story ›
Several festival goers are being treated by paramedicsRead the full story ›
Six men and a woman pleaded guilty to conspiring, with others, to supply heroin and crack cocaine in North Cumbria from the Merseyside area.Read the full story ›
Alex Hardie, 53 and Amanda Thompson, 37, were jailed for a total of nearly 11 years after being caught with heroine ingredients in Carlisle.Read the full story ›
A 28-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with possessing and supplying illegal drugs.
He was found on a property in Innerleithen yesterday.
Police Scotland Community Inspector Tony Hodges of Galashiels Police Station say tackling drug crime is a top priority.
Our proactive drugs operations combined with information from the public has resulted in us taking more illegal drugs off the streets of the Scottish Borders. Tackling drug crime is a top priority for Police Scotland and we have a zero tolerance policy towards drug related offences. We continue to deal with any offences reported to the police using every resource at our disposal.
A man who plotted to supply heroin and crack cocaine to users in Kendal has been jailed for four years.Read the full story ›
A heroin addict who peddled a variety of illegal drugs to fund his long-standing habit has been jailed for seven years.Read the full story ›
A campaign has been launched to tackle the supply of cannabis and cocaine in Penrith.Read the full story ›
Police have issued a drugs warning after the death of a Cumbrian teenager.Read the full story ›
Stephen Whatmough has been sentenced to 40 months in prison after being caught driving illegally with £100,000 worth of drugs.Read the full story ›