Policeman on drugs theft trial

A detective with an elite West Yorkshire Police unit has gone on trial accused of stealing drugs with a street value of hundreds of thousands of pounds from police stores. Nicholas McFadden denies theft and plotting with his brother to sell them on.

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Wife tells court she had "no idea" about detective husband's criminal life

The wife of a detective who's accused of being a major drugs dealer has told a court that she had no idea about his criminal life.

It's claimed that Nick McFadden made a fortune out of selling drugs that had been seized from criminals he was helping to put behind bars.

McFadden told police he'd come into money after his wife Clair developed cancer and cashed in an insurance policy. Today she told a jury at Leeds Crown Court that he was lying. David Hirst reports.

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