An offshore worker turned drug dealer yesterday blamed the oil downturn for his spiral down into criminality.
North-east drug dealer threatened lover over plastic surgery loan after she dumped him for his cousin
A drug dealer has been jailed for threatening a married woman he was having an affair with over a loan he gave her for plastic surgery - after she dumped him for his cousin.
'Crack' cocaine and heroin with a street value of approximately £12,800 has been recovered following an intelligence-led operation at the Davidson Drive area of Aberdeen.
Four people have been charged after police seized more than £57,000 worth of Class A drugs.
A teenager has admitted dealing cocaine and heroin in Aberdeen, as well as being illegally in possession of a taser.
A drugs mule who led police officers on a terrifying high speed chase through the streets of Aberdeen has been jailed for six months.
A north-east businessman has admitted being in possession of drugs.
Two men accused of attempting to smuggle 1.6 tonnes of cocaine into the UK are to face trial next year.
Four men have been jailed for trying to smuggle a haul of cocaine worth more than £41 million into the UK on a private jet from Colombia.
A police tip-off led to a van carrying a drug dealer being intercepted and two men being arrested, Inverness Sheriff Court was told.
Police in Inverness have recovered a quantity of cocaine with a value of approximately £28,000 after a vehicle was stopped in the city.
Drug deaths in Aberdeen have spiked as users mix dangerous cocktails of prescription and illegal substances, shocking new figures have revealed.
A grasscutter was caught with around £200 worth of cocaine when police stopped his car in Inverness.
Two men have been jailed for a total of more than six years after they were caught with almost £40,000 worth of heroin and cocaine.
An Inverness woman who made her own crack cocaine was jailed for 18 months yesterday for being concerned in the supply of the Class A drug.
Five members of an organised crime gang have been jailed for almost 20 years for their role in the north-east drug trade.
A drugs courier drove into oncoming traffic at “grossly excessive speeds” as police chased him along a busy north-east trunk road.
Five men are convicted after more than £200,000 worth of cannabis and cocaine seized across north-east
Five men have been convicted with drugs offences after police find more than £200,000 worth of cannabis and cocaine across the north-east.
Police have recovered a quantity of cocaine valued at around £25,000 from a vehicle in Inverness.
A 28-year-old man has been charged after cocaine with a 'street' value of around £24,000 was recovered in Peterhead.
A former project manager in the oil industry was today jailed for 54 months for dealing in cocaine.
A woman has been fined for “lunging” across the bonnet of a car to wipe cocaine from a CD case police had confiscated from her.
A drugs courier from Oban has been jailed for two years after taking high purity cocaine worth up to £100,000 to Aberdeen.
A man has been charged after more than £2,300 worth of cocaine was seized from a car in Stonehaven.
Police have seized nearly £40,000 of drugs during a crackdown across Moray.
Police recovered cocaine with an estimated street value of £45,000 during an intelligence-led search of a property in the Portlethen area.
A Buckie man who turned to dealing drugs after losing his job offshore has been jailed.
Police in Moray have stepped up efforts to smash organised crime gangs blighting the region.
Drugs worth around £80,000 have been recovered from the north-east corner of Aberdeenshire during an intelligence-led operation.
A Moray mum who was caught with £25,000 of Class A drugs has been jailed after she started dealing to pay back a loan shark.
A north-east man has been fined after he was caught with drugs he claimed he forgot were in his trousers.