Glasgow & West Scotland

Ex-PC denies cash, drugs and sex toys theft from station

Govan Police Station
Image caption The allegations centre on when Mr Burnett worked at Govan Police station

A former police constable has appeared in court charged with stealing cash, drugs and sex toys.

Dean Burnett, 42, pleaded not guilty to the charges during an appearance at the High Court in Edinburgh.

It is alleged that while working at Govan Police Office, Glasgow, he stole £205,279 and quantities of amphetamine, cocaine, cannabis, heroin, Viagra, Ecstasy and a "a quantity of sex toys".

Mr Burnett, from Partick, Glasgow, remains on bail pending a future trial.

The alleged offences are said to have taken place between July 2009 and January 2012.

Supply allegations

Mr Burnett is also accused of being concerned in the supply of cocaine from his home and other addresses to a number of women during 2011.

It is also alleged that he was concerned in the supply of cannabis and diazepam to some of the women and offered to supply one of them with heroin.

He denies all the charges against him.

Judge Lord Turnbull ordered a further hearing next month before any future trial date is set.