Drug menace off the streets

heroin_closeup.jpgA significant, longstanding figure within the drug dealing fraternity in Scotland has recently been found guilty by a majority verdict.

MSA's experts were engaged by Police in Scotland to analyse quantities of cash seized from the defendant, which were subsequently found to be unusually contaminated with diamorphine, or heroin. Thereby supporting the proposition that the banknotes were involved in a drugs related activity such as supply of heroin.

The defendant, who was a major Police target, now faces a lengthy prison sentence, having been jailed for five years and five months after being convicted of drug dealing in Edinburgh.

His co-defendant was sentenced to four years three months, after earlier pleading guilty to being concerned in the supply of heroin

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Posted: 19/07/2011 11:59:57