Drugs

Girl, 3, dies from heart attack after ingesting drug-dealer dad’s cocaine

September 30, 2020

A girl, three, died from a heart attack after ingesting cocaine brought into her home by her dad, a judge has ruled. The child, named in court only as K, was admitted to hospital with suspected sepsis or meningitis, but collapsed and died on April 6 last year. A post-mortem then revealed she had cocaine […]

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New tactics against ‘county lines’ drug dealing are working, say police

September 20, 2020

Police say new tactics have enabled them to drive the expansion of ‘county lines’ drug dealing into reverse, and have vowed to eradicate it from the country’s worst-affected area. County lines – whereby drug-dealing gangs from cities expand their operations to other areas – had been growing every year, with rural areas such as Norfolk […]

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