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Extra security for huge drugs-related trial at Helsinki District Court

A drugs trial got underway at Helsinki District Court on Thursday, and is expected to put up to 50 defendants in the dock over...

Caught on camera: Police release pictures of crime boss’s guns, drugs...

The National Bureau of Investigations says it's wrapping up an investigation into the man who headed the United Brotherhood crime gang. During the course of...

Most people under 35 in Finland know someone who uses drugs

Most people in Finland aged under 35 know someone who uses drugs. That's the startling finding of a survey carried out by the Finnish Institute...

Police make huge drugs smuggling bust in Spanish-Finnish operation

Police forces in Finland and Spain have cooperated on an operation to smash a large drugs smuggling and drugs sales operation. Officers in Helsinki, Tampere...

Drug and alcohol deaths up again in 2018

A record number of people died from drugs-related causes in Finland during 2018 - up more than 20% from the year before at 261...

Bird box drugs bust leads to huge crime haul

Criminals in Helsinki were using bird boxes to stash drugs, and only got caught after a member of the public found the haul by...

Fifty drug busts during Seinäjoki hip hop festival

Police in Seinäjoki say they've made almost fifty drug busts during a two-day music festival in the northern city. The Seinäjoki Hip Hop Festival ran...

Customs agents sniff out sex stimulant drugs

Customs agents have seized thousands of bottles of 'poppers' - a class of alkyl nitrate drugs - and think that tens of thousands more...

Customs seize thousands of smuggled tablets

Customs agents have seized more than 4000 Subutex tablets that were smuggled from France and Hungary via Estonia into Finland. Details of the May drug...

Back behind bars: 13 years for corrupt ex-police chief Jari Aarnio

The former head of Helsinki Police drugs squad is back in jail today, as the Court of Appeal upheld a ten year sentence for...