West Midlands drug dealers jailed for Welsh county lines network – BBC News

Posted January 13th, 2023 in drug offences, drug trafficking, imprisonment, news, sentencing by tracey

‘Two West Midlands drug dealers have been jailed for supplying heroin and cocaine to a Welsh village.’

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BBC News, 12th January 2023

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Football banning orders in England and Wales up 230% on last season – The Guardian

Posted January 12th, 2023 in drug offences, hate crime, news, public order, sport, statistics by sally

‘Football banning orders issued in relation to matches in England and Wales have increased notably in the first half of this season compared with the same period last season, according to police figures.’

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The Guardian, 12th January 2023

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Man jailed after getting haircut with loaded gun in Derby – BBC News

Posted January 12th, 2023 in drug offences, firearms, news, sentencing by sally

‘A drug dealer has been jailed for five years after being found with a loaded gun in a Derby barbershop.’

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BBC News, 11th January 2022

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Holmfirth: Father and son sentenced over £900k cash forgery ring – BBC News

Posted December 16th, 2022 in drug offences, forgery, imprisonment, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A father and son who admitted running a “sophisticated and lucrative” fake money operation worth nearly £1m in West Yorkshire have been sentenced.’

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BBC News, 15th December 2022

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Charlton fan becomes first supporter in UK to face grounds ban over drug offence – The Independent

Posted December 9th, 2022 in drug abuse, drug offences, news, sentencing, sport by michael

‘A Charlton Athletic fan has become the first person in the UK to be banned from attending matches for drug offences, a police force has said.’

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The Independent, 9th December 2022

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Electrician jailed for sharing videos of child he drugged and then raped – The Independent

‘An electrician who shared videos online of himself raping a young girl he had drugged has been jailed.’

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The Independent, 8th December 2022

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Ramsgate crash: Drug-driver who killed father and daughter jailed – BBC News

‘A drug-driver who killed a pregnant woman and her father when he mowed them down after mounting a pavement has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 8th December 2022

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Four found guilty of jury tampering in Warwick drugs trial – BBC News

‘Four people have been found guilty of trying to fix the trial of a drugs kingpin.’

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BBC News, 8th December 2022

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Nightclub spiking: Police apology after victim waits five months for test result – BBC News

Posted December 5th, 2022 in assault, criminal justice, delay, drug offences, news, police, victims by sally

‘A woman who had been injected with morphine in a nightclub waited five months for test results after reporting the attack to the police.’

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BBC News, 5th December 2022

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County lines dealers jailed for funnelling drugs into towns – BBC News

Posted November 23rd, 2022 in conspiracy, drug offences, drug trafficking, gangs, imprisonment, news, sentencing by sally

‘Six people have been jailed for funnelling drugs with a street value of about £250,000 into Midlands towns.’

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BBC News, 22nd November 2022

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Road haulage operators convicted of involvement in an over £100m money laundering scam – Crown Prosecution Service

‘Six defendants including a senior manager and two drivers of a road haulage business have been found guilty on Friday 18 November 2022 of running a large-scale money laundering operation involving in excess of £100 million in cash.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 20th November 2022

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Child slave’s cannabis farm conviction overturned – BBC News

‘A man’s cannabis growing conviction has been overturned after it was found he was compelled to commit the crime as a modern slavery victim when he was 17.’

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BBC News, 28th October 2022

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Jail for pair who exploited 13-year-old drug mule – The Independent

Posted October 24th, 2022 in children, drug offences, drug trafficking, gangs, imprisonment, news, sentencing by sally

‘A “callous” couple who exploited a 13-year-old boy to run heroin and crack cocaine from London to Kent as part of a county lines drugs operation have been jailed for a total of 12 years.’

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The Independent, 24th October 2022

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Wife’s ‘nightmare’ as man waits four years for trial – BBC News

‘The wife of a man who has been told he will spend at least four years and four months in jail before standing trial says she is living in a “nightmare”.’

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BBC News, 14th October 2022

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St Helens: Brothers jailed for driving van at police officer – BBC News

Posted October 13th, 2022 in dangerous driving, drug offences, news, police, sentencing by tracey

‘Two brothers have been jailed after a van was driven at a police officer leaving him with serious injuries.’

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BBC News, 12th October 2022

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Dudley couple tried to bring £1.75m of cocaine into UK – BBC News

Posted October 11th, 2022 in drug offences, guilty pleas, news, sentencing by tracey

‘Two people who tried to smuggle up to £1.75m of cocaine into the UK had their goods replaced by wooden blocks.’

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BBC News, 10th October 2022

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‘Repellent and appalling’ sex offender jailed for groping teen girl on train – The Independent

‘A “dangerous” sex offender with more than 90 criminal convictions has been jailed for groping a teenage girl on a train.’

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The Independent, 3rd October 2022

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Delays leave man facing four years in Leicester jail without trial – The Guardian

‘A man has been told he will have to spend at least four years and three months in jail without trial as a result of Covid, barrister strikes and a malfunctioning courtroom.’

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The Guardian, 15th September 2022

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Reece Heffernan stabbing: Three jailed for murder – BBC News

Posted September 14th, 2022 in drug offences, gangs, imprisonment, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘Three drug dealers who stabbed a man to death in the street have been jailed for his murder.’

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BBC News, 13th September 2022

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Nitrous oxide: Laughing gas dealer caught with 25,000 cylinders jailed Published 13 hours ago – BBC News

Posted August 3rd, 2022 in drug offences, imprisonment, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man has been jailed for more than two years after he was caught with more than 25,000 cannisters of laughing gas, police said.’

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BBC News, 2nd August 2022

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