Drugs thief cop who lived 'champagne lifestyle' sentenced to 23 years

A detective who stole more than a million pounds worth of drugs from police stores and then sold them back onto the streets with his brother, has been jailed for 23 years.

Nicholas McFadden lived a champagne lifestyle after helping himself to heroin, cocaine and cannabis by exploiting slack security at West Yorkshire Police's secret evidence stores.


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.