A large conspiracy to supply 40kg cocaine and over a 1, tablets of ecstasy.
At the time it was considered to be the largest single seizure of ecstasy in the UK. The Defendant was on day release from prison during the period when he was the subject of directed and intrusive surveillance lasting for nearly six months. Substantial conspiracy to supply heroin and cocaine amounting to a cutting and wholesale distribution warehouse operated from a suburban family home, servicing retail suppliers using a network of couriers.
Eight Defendants were charged after a three month round-the-lock surveillance operation during which a shooting took place. The background involved the making of a film dealing with the cycle of criminality around guns and drugs and a close associate of the Defendant had been killed at the outset of the Serious and Organised Crime Agency operation.
This included complex bad character and hearsay arguments. Despite facing a cut-throat, observation, data and cell-site evidence the defendant was found not guilty.
Trial concerning alleged conspiracy to supply vast quantity of chemicals and cutting agents to drugs dealers across the UK. The defendant was said to be a regional supplier of chemicals used to extract cocaine from clothing, plastics and other items. He was charged with 4 counts under the Serious Crime Act They were prosecuted following a lengthy investigation by the national crime squad and involving two undercover operations and over 30 defendants.
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R v SF and others A large conspiracy to supply 40kg cocaine and over a 1, tablets of ecstasy. R v RP and others Substantial conspiracy to supply heroin and cocaine amounting to a cutting and wholesale distribution warehouse operated from a suburban family home, servicing retail suppliers using a network of couriers. R v F and others Trial concerning alleged conspiracy to supply vast quantity of chemicals and cutting agents to drugs dealers across the UK. R v OM Conspiracy to supply class A drugs, firearms and ammunition, following an undercover operation. One source states: "He inspires great confidence by combining a practical, user-friendly approach with a wealth of experience, sound judgement, technical expertise and tactical nous.
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