An Angus drug driver who fled court when panic set in over the prospect of prison has been spared a spell behind bars.
A spate of drug deaths has rocked a Fife community prompting fears a rogue batch of harmful pills is being sold in the area.
A Fife mum has has issued a warning to other parents over the dangers of drugs after her son was found moments from death after taking a fake Valium pill.
Parents have been urged to be on their guard after what appears to be a number of potentially deadly diazepam tablets were found in a popular Fife park.
A handbag snatcher who targeted a petite woman in Dundee in a “mean spirited” attack has been jailed for 14 months.
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.
“Bucketloads” of fake Valium tablets costing as little as 20p each are flooding into Dundee from Liverpool – and it is claimed they are being sold openly in the city centre.
A Dundee drugs charity says addicts' lives will be saved after NHS Tayside gave it special dispensation to distribute Naloxone kits to users.
More than 5,000 people have attended accident and emergency departments in Tayside hospitals after taking illegal drugs.
Shocking figures reveal more than a third of Perth Prison inmates leave jail with illicit substances in body
More than a third of all prisoners leaving Perth Prison tested positive for illegal drugs, it’s been revealed.