Aberdeen rail station crack cocaine pair jailed for 11 years

Aberdeen railway station The arrests were made at Aberdeen railway station in 2011

Two drug couriers caught with crack cocaine with an estimated street value of more than £90,000 at Aberdeen railway station have been jailed for a total of 11 years.

Victoria Lamb, 26, and Marcus Haswell, 31, were detained in September 2011.

The duo were convicted last month following a trial at the High Court in Dundee.

Lamb was jailed for five years, and Haswell for six, at the High Court in Edinburgh.

Lamb, of Swindon, and Haswell, of London, were carrying almost 750g of crack cocaine.

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