The Reading Evening Post said cocaine was most revellers drug of choice though none were found to be in possession of any illicit substances.
Clearly people are taking drugs before going on a night out and leaving their drugs at home, commanding officeer Sergeant Darren Brown told the Post, We noticed a steep rise in the numbers that tested positive for illegal drugs as the evening wore on.
People whose hands tested positive when swabbed by the machine or refused to take the test, were refused entry to the pubs, the Post added.
the North of England, police dog Dibley was named the best sniffer dog in the
"When he is working he is simply on fire, his handler PC Dawson told the Echo, He is food rewarded and won't move until he gets a reward - or a pat on the head. I have come across lots of scanning dogs, but Dibley is the best I have ever seen. He just wants to work.
"Confronted with such a police presence, some individuals are tempted to unwisely consume all their drugs in one go, rather than throw them away or risk arrest," said Damon Brogan from drugs education organisation Vivaids.
"If police operations are increasing the risk of death and harm in the community, perhaps it is time to rethink, he told the Herald Sun.
The minimal deterrence value of
busting drug users was also
emphasized in a report on
But these days the drug scene for foreigners is not as pronounced as among well-to-do locals . . . Anecdotal evidence tells of the emergence of an underground party drug scene mostly at night clubs frequented by the wealthy, the paper added.
Jonty Skrufff (Skrufff.com)