YOUTH workers have warned young people against using illegally obtained prescription drugs after a police apprehended what is believed to be a quantity of diazepam tablets from a man in the grounds of the Royal Victoria Hospital.
A serial armed robber from Ardoyne had a “wish to get back to prison” when he robbed a Carrickhill pharmacy last year, a judge has said. Mark Patrick Paul Toal (27), who used to live in Velsheda Park, was jailed for seven years for robbing the Medicare Pharmacy at Carrickhill
A young father of two who died after taking a cocktail of drugs including heroin was a regular user of drugs and a heavy drinker, his inquest heard this week. Paul Anthony Arbuckle was 25 when he died at a flat in the university area in April 2008, having injected heroin with a friend as well as ingesting codeine, diazepam and lorazepam.