A former police chief has accused the UK Government of making it "virtually impossible" to catch Scottish gangsters hiding on the continent.
A former police chief has accused the UK Government of making it \"virtually impossible\" to catch Scottish gangsters hiding on the continent.
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David Leask Investigations Reporter
Labour MSP Graeme Pearson, a former head of the Scottish Crime and Drug Enforcement Agency, has added his voice to serving officers concerned about a Conservative threat to ditch European Arrest Warrants (EAWs). SCDEA worked with colleagues in countries like Spain and the Netherlands to build a case against criminals such as cocaine kingpin Jamie "The Iceman" Stephenson.
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