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Drug Related Offences With a Suspect Aged Over 65

Question

1. In the last three years, how many drug related offences have been reported where the suspect was aged 65 and over at the time the crime was reported?

 Please provide the figures broken down by  2013, 2014, and 2015. I would like the information in calendar years (January-December). 

For each year stated above, please also break down by age, and the specific offence.

2. Providing you hold this information: For each year, how many of these suspects were charged?

Answer

Q1. We recorded a total of 36 drugs offences relating to possession or production in 2015, 2014 and 2013 where the offender was aged over 65 years.

Please see the document attached for the information broken down by year, age and the specific offence.

Q2. A total of 22 individuals aged over 65 years were charged for drugs offences. Please see the table below for the annual breakdown. 

Year

Drugs Offences

Individuals Charged

2013

17

8

2014

11

7

2015

8

7

FOI reference: 985/16.

Date of request: 29.07.16.

Related documents

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    Last updated: 22 September 2016