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Scots policeman 'caused crash while on drugs'

Jan 16, 2020 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

A POLICE officer caused a serious road crash after driving "under the influence of controlled drugs", a court has heard.

George Shearer is accused of leaving one man badly hurt and a police dog fatally injured after the incident on the A90 near Auchiries, Aberdeenshire.

Prosecutors also claim the 49-year-old had taken "tablets" he had seized from a suspect on the day of the smash in February 2017.

Mr Shearer yesterday appeared for a short hearing at the High Court in Glasgow wh...