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European Arrest Warrants (R008960)

Freedom of Information: European Arrest Warrants (R008960)

Thank you for your e-mail of 3 November 2014 in which you requested the following information under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA):

“How many European Arrest Warrants (EAW) have been issued in Scotland in 2014?
What offences were these in relation?
Were any EAW requested by an authority that we're not issued? If so how many?
We have noted information from your website in relation years upto 2013 so we only require 2014
Please supply the information by email “


We have now completed our search for the information you request, and can report as follows:

From 1 January 2014 to 31 October 2014 there were 11 European Arrest Warrants issued by Scotland to other European Union countries. 

The offences involved are as follows:

1 x stalking;
1 x abduction; supplying drugs; assault; proceeds of crime; possession of drugs;
1x breach of bail; pervert the course of justice; and supplying drugs;
2 x rape;
3 x drug offences;
1 x assault to severe injury and permanent disfigurement and danger to life; theft;
1 x culpable homicide;
1 x assault and rape.

In relation to your request “Were any EAW requested by an authority that were not issued” The response to this is no.