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.

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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.