A drug trafficker who ran into the North Sea in a bid to evade justice has been jailed for more than five-and-a-half years.
More than 200 people have been arrested as part of a cross-country operation targeting county lines drug supplies.
Police seized drugs worth more than £5,500 drugs as part of a crackdown on dealers in the north-east.
Almost £50,000 in cash seized, 10kg of cannabis and 223 people reported in north-east in just August
More than 220 people have been reported in connection with drug offences in just one month.
Three men have appeared in court following a major crackdown on drugs and organised crime in Aberdeen.
A former drug addict has converted a minivan into a safe consumption room for substance users in a bid to reduce death rates.
Police officers have sniffed out a haul of cannabis worth £4.5 million at a warehouse in Lancashire.
Communities in Aberdeenshire have revealed their plans for remembrance gatherings to take place on International Overdose Awareness Day at the end of this month.
Two people have appeared in court after cannabis worth more than £140,000 was recovered in Aberdeen.
Two people have been charged after drugs worth £8,000 were recovered in Shetland.
An Aberdeen man has been fined after admitting growing cannabis plants.
A man has been handed unpaid work after police caught him with hundreds of pounds worth of cannabis, as well as a list of names and sums of money.
The number of injection outlets created for the supply of safe equipment to drug users has increased in the past few years, although less needles are being given out.
A man has appeared in court after police stopped a vehicle in Aberdeen and recovered almost £17,000 worth of heroin.
Christopher Matthews, 43, was caught with three rocks of cocaine after a member of the public spotted a drug deal happening and called police.
The number of clean needles given to drug addicts has dropped by 21% in less than a decade.
A reveller was caught with £1,400 worth of cocaine and heroin - after leaving the drugs in his jacket which he forgot in an Aberdeen bar.
The use of online deliveries to supply cocaine, amphetamines and ecstasy has accelerated during the coronavirus crisis, Scotland’s drugs tsar has said.
A man has been charged with being five times over the legal drink-driving limit while allegedly doing 90mph on a main north road.
Amber Heard has insisted that accusations she regularly uses drugs are “just not true”.
A man has been charged after cannabis worth £3,500 was recovered from an Aberdeen property.
Johnny Depp thanked Amber Heard for getting him “clean” on a detox trip to his private island in the Bahamas and told her mother that, without the help of his then-fiancee, he “wouldn’t be alive”.
A man has admitted attempting to swallow drugs and struggling with police in Aberdeen.
Two men have appeared in court after police discovered hundreds of cannabis plants worth up to £400,000 in properties in Aberdeen.
A man has been charged after cannabis worth more than £3,000 was seized in Aberdeen.
More than 839 million US dollars (£666 million) worth of seized illegal drugs were destroyed in Burma on Friday to mark the annual International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, officials said.
A drug addict pulled a knife on a woman at an Aberdeen bus stop and threatened to kill her in a drug deal which "went wrong", a court has heard.
Police have seized more than £3,000 worth of drugs and a low four-figure sum of cash while searching a vehicle in the north-east.
An Aberdeen man has admitted trying to drive away from police and throwing drugs from a vehicle.
A man has been charged after cocaine and thousands of pounds of cash were recovered from an Aberdeen property.