Police get more drugs off streets
The value of drugs seized by specialist police in Scotland almost tripled last year, it emerged yesterday.
Officers captured more than £20million worth of illegal drugs and arrested scores of the most serious and dangerous criminals.
The Scottish Crime and Drug Enforcement Agency (SCDEA) annual report said nearly three times the amount of drugs were taken off the streets in 2007-08 than the previous year, when they confiscated drugs with a street value of £7.5million.
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