A grinning drug dealer and his accomplices have been jailed for their role in supplying cocaine in Preston.Advertisement
Zainul James, 26, was found at Preston Railway Station with £100,000 of high purity cocaine in his possession.
Preston Crown Court sentenced him to six years and six months in prison after he pleaded guilty to conspiracy to supply cocaine.
Nathan Gairns, 31, from Manchester and Leanne Quinn, 27, from Preston, were also sentenced.
Gairns pleaded guilty to conspiracy to supply cocaine and received four years in prison, while Quinn pleaded guilty to assisting an offender and was handed a ten months sentence.
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Detective Inspector Pete Danby of Preston Police said: “The arrest of these individuals and the recovery of a significant amount of Class A drugs was the result of a targeted policing operation.
“The guilty pleas offered up by James, Gairns and Quinn were the result of overwhelming evidence gathered against them.
“The supply and distribution of drugs will not be tolerated in Lancashire and we will continue to target those who pose the greatest risk to our communities in this way“
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Anyone concerned about drug dealing in their community can call Preston Police on 101.