A man who stole a drug dealer’s ecstasy stash then tried to sell it on social media at knockdown prices was has been jailed for two years.
Stephen Hartley, 28, of Gallowden Road, Arbroath, had sentence deferred until June 12 at Dundee Sheriff Court.
A drug dealer whose stash was only discovered when a seven-year-old boy popped a misplaced ecstasy pill into his mouth thinking it was a sweet has dodged a jail term.
A child was moments from “absolutely catastrophic consequences” when he popped a drug dealer’s misplaced ecstasy tablet into his mouth thinking it was a sweet — only to spit it out because it “didn’t taste nice”.
A second boy is in a serious condition in hospital after consuming an unknown substance.
Officers in Tayside have issuing a warning to the public regarding the consumption of unknown substances after a 15-year-old boy was taken to hospital.
Ecstasy use among young people in Dundee is on the rise, according to a city drugs charity.