A drug addict stole an 81-year-old widow’s engagement ring to feed her habit.
A jury has been picked for the US trial of the alleged Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo.
A Dundee thug who gained notoriety following a series of criminal aerial escapades has been jailed again after scaling a ledge before chucking a door at Taser-wielding police.
Nine more people were arrested in Dundee on Tuesday as part of a series of coordinated drug raids which began on Monday.
A teenage girl became hooked on the heroin substitute methadone after an addict told her to repeatedly take it and provide fake urine samples for her.
A drug dealer whose forgotten stash sat hidden in a dry stone dyke "for years" until it was accidentally found by enthusiasts playing a worldwide online game has been jailed for three years.
The driver of a train that caused two days of travel chaos when it derailed failed a drugs test.
Perth man ordered to pay £1,000 electricity bill after bypassing meter to heat bedroom cannabis farm
A former soldier who converted his bedroom into a cannabis farm has been jailed for more than two years.
A man who ran a "friendly local cannabis corner shop" - only to be caught when he sold the drug to a 14-year-old schoolboy - has been jailed.
A brighter prognosis has been delivered for the prescribing sick man of Scotland with predictions a massive Angus overspend could be slashed this year.