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Jail for Drug Dealer
MAJOR LOCAL drug-dealer ran a heroin-supply ring using former
pals in his football team, a court heard this week.
distribute the drug, Andrew McCreadie got his friends to use
a series of cunning "dead drops" (secret hiding
places) never getting his own hands dirty.
week, however, McCreadie (38), was beginning an eight-year
sentence for supplying heroin, after a housewife who had attended
a drug seminar in a local school suspected that a lamp-post
near her house was being used as a drugs pick-up point.
found a crushed Lambert and Butler cigarette packet,
the drug ring's favourite container for leaving heroin in
"dead drops" and contacted police.
High Court in Glasgow was told that when local drug suspects
were rounded-up, some of them fingered McCreadie.