Drug theft cop given 23 years

Former West Yorkshire detective Nick McFadden has been found guilty of stealing drugs from a police lockup and selling them on the streets of Leeds - and has been given a 23 year prison sentence.

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23 years in jail for West Yorkshire police officer who sold seized drugs

Nicholas McFadden, a West Yorkshire Police officer found guilty of selling drugs seized from criminals back onto the streets, has been given a 23 year jail sentence.

His brother Simon has been handed a 16 year sentence at Leeds Crown Court.

Simon McFadden's wife Karen, who spent thousands of pounds from the criminal activity, was given a one year suspended sentence.

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