Brian Dean Defends Acquitted Police Officer

Mon, 02 Apr 2012

Paul Thompson and wife not guilty of drugs plot
 
LIFE tastes good for cocaine-taking police officer Paul Thompson and his successful wife Susan as they celebrate being cleared of a drugs plot.
 
Minutes after the jury foreman at Newcastle Crown Court cleared the couple, the former detective sergeant and his wife, known as Susie, were celebrating in the sunshine.
 
In the shadow of the Millennium Bridge on the banks of the Tyne they donned sunglasses while Thompson took off his jacket and tie to bask in the sunshine and pop £40-a-bottle champagne corks.
 
They said it was the first time they have smiled in a long time while the court case and the threat of prison hung over them.
 
And as the torment of the past year was lifted from him, dad-of-one Thompson, who no longer takes the drug, talked exclusively to the Chronicle about his nightmare ordeal.
 
 

Related articles

No5 Barristers' Chambers will be observing a one minute silence at 11:00 for key workers who have died in the coronavirus pandemic....

Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2020
On 24th March 2020 we implemented stage two of our Covid-19 strategy...

Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020
Like all of you we are feeling the effects and dealing with the challenges...

Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2020