UPDATE: Southport residents jailed for conspiracy to supply cocaine and heroin

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Jodie Green(48) & Dawn Rigby(41) both jailed

UPDATE: Southport residents jailed for conspiracy to supply cocaine and heroin

A further two people have been sentenced today, Tuesday 29 November, at Liverpool Crown Court, following the culmination of a 10-month long undercover investigation into the supply of heroin, cocaine, crack cocaine and cannabis across the Southport, Seaforth and Waterloo areas.

Dawn Alice Rigby, 41 years, of Church Street, Southport pleaded guilty to conspiracy to supply class A drugs (cocaine and heroin) and was sentenced totwo years, six months in prison

Jodie Sheree Green, 48 years, of King Street, Southport pleaded guilty to conspiracy to supply class A drugs (cocaine and heroin) and was sentenced to two years, four months 

On Friday, 25 November 2016, two men were jailed at Liverpool Crown Court as part of the same investigation:

Trevor Randle, 62 years, of Chindit Close, Formby pleaded guilty to conspiracy to supply class A drugs (cocaine and heroin) and was sentenced to four years, eight months in prison

Robert Graham Flynn, 57 years, of Brows Lane, Formby pleaded guilty to conspiracy to supply class A drugs (cocaine and heroin) and was sentenced to eight years in prison

On 12 October 2016, a man and woman were sentenced as part of the same investigation:

Annie Billington, 53 years, Hart Street, Southport pleaded guilty to being concerned in the supply of class A drugs (cocaine and heroin) and was sentenced to 12 months suspended for two years

Warren Wright, 44 years, King Street, Southport pleaded guilty to being concerned in the supply of class A drugs (cocaine and heroin) and was sentenced to 36 months in prison

In total 23 people have been sentenced to a total of more than 70 years in prison.

**UPDATE – FRIDAY 8 JULY** 

A further two men were sentenced today, Friday 8 July, at Liverpool Crown Court, following the culmination of a 10-month long undercover investigation into the supply of heroin, cocaine, crack cocaine and cannabis across the Southport, Seaforth and Waterloo areas.

Jonjo Webb, 26, of Bridge Meadow Road, Wirral, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to supply Class A drugs and was sentenced to six years and four months in prison

Liam Dunn, 27, of Whetstone Lane, Birkenhead, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to supply Class A drugs and was sentenced to three years four months in prison

In total 17 people have been sentenced to a total of over 50 years.

**ORIGINAL – FRIDAY 1 JULY**

A group who were responsible for flooding the streets of Sefton with Class A and Class B drugs have been sentenced to a total of over 41 years in prison.

Fifteen people were sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court following the culmination of a 10-month long undercover investigation into the supply of heroin, cocaine, crack cocaine and cannabis across the Southport, Seaforth and Waterloo areas.

Warrants were executed at addresses across Southport, Formby, Birkdale, Litherland, Bootle and Seaforth in April as part of an ongoing Merseyside Police operation to tackle serious and organised crime.

In addition to the arrests cultivated cannabis was found together with hydraulic presses and other equipment for the production of Class A drugs.

Detective Inspector Mike Dalton said: “The sentences today reflect the severity of the offences and is the successful culmination of a lengthy investigation focusing on the people responsible for serious and organised crime on the streets of Merseyside.

“Our investigation was put in place after members of the public raised concerns about drug dealing in their communities. Since the arrests I am delighted to say that we have received feedback that these areas have improved.

“This group of individuals had links to organised crime groups in Sefton and were living a lifestyle which was well beyond their means. Now they will serve lengthy periods of time behind bars.

“No-one should have to put up with drug dealing, and the associated crime it brings. I want to give the community my reassurance that we will continue to work together to improve the quality of life in our neighbourhoods and make our communities stronger.

“I would also like to reassure that the public that we are relentless in our pursuit of those involved in serious and organised crime and we are committed to making our streets safer for everyone.

“If you are aware of drugs crime, or have information about those involved in serious and organised crime, in your area, let us know and we will take positive action and help you to improve your community. Calls to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 are anonymous and information provided could give us the opportunity to take positive action in your neighbourhood.”

The following people have been sentenced:

Kelsey Higgins, 20, of Elm Gardens, Seaforth, was sentenced to three years and eight months

Kyle Horrocks, 20, of Argos Place, Bootle, was sentenced to three years

Anthony Donnelly, 38, of Pennington Road, Liverpool, was sentenced to three years and four months

Thomas Mitchell, 54, of Merton Road, Bootle, was sentenced to 10 months

Bradley Brown, 30, of Lonsdale Road, Ford, was sentenced to four years

Gita Fritdenberga, 31, of Lonsdale Road, Ford, was sentenced to three years

Paul Fagan, 25, of Hillcrest Road, Liverpool, was sentenced to four years

Anthony Durney, 52, of Cherry Lane, Liverpool, was sentenced to three years
All the above pleaded guilty to conspiracy to supply Class A drugs.

Dawn Bennett, 35, of Manchester Road, Southport, pleaded guilty to the supply of Class A drugs and was sentenced to two years 

Gareth Shaw, 35, of Sefton Street, Southport, pleaded guilty to the supply of Class A drugs and was sentenced to three years and four months 

A 17 year-old from Waterloo, pleaded guilty to the supply of Class B drugs and was given a rehabilitation order and a six month curfew

Mark Clarke, 18, of Oxford Road, Waterloo, pleaded guilty to the supply of Class A and Class B drugs, and was sentenced to 12 months in a young offenders institute

Aaron Curran, 21, of Denmark Street, Waterloo, pleaded guilty to the supply of Class A drugs, and was sentenced to 30 months

Gary Ireland, 24, of Alexandra Road, Waterloo, pleaded guilty to the supply of Class A drugs and was sentenced to 31 months

Carl Mercer, 43, of Riddock Road, Liverpool, pleaded guilty to being concerned in the supply of Class A drugs, possession with intent to supply Class B drugs and abstracting electricity and was sentenced to five years and one month

 

 

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