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Cocaine smuggling Birmingham barber and gang jailed for 37 years 

20 Jul 18

Barber Nigel Roberts and gang jailed for smuggling 1 million of cocaine into UK from Jamaica…

Gang which shipped production line of cocaine and heroin from Birmingham in ‘county lines’ operation locked up 

19 Jul 18

The four gang members were jailed for a total of almost 28 years after setting up a ‘production line’ in a flat in Birmingham…

£2.5m drugs lord Daljinder Bassi, 36, ordered to repay nearly £750k 

12 Jul 18

Police found cash, cocaine and heroin stashed all over his house…

Birmingham barber masterminded international cocaine smuggling gang 

6 Jul 18

Nigel Roberts organised via WhatsApp to bring drugs from Jamaica smuggled in coconut milk powder and coffee…

Drugs in Birmingham: Crack cocaine in Kinder Eggs and massive knife found in Chelmsley Wood 

6 Jul 18

Two separate incidents highlight the battle against drugs trade in city…

Drug runner caught heading to Birmingham with £500k of cocaine has jail term cut 

19 Jun 18

Gentjan Asllani wins 18 month cut in his prison sentence…

Birmingham drugs gangs made 300 dealing trips to county towns to peddle crack and cocaine 

16 Jun 18

Jamal Leon Marshall, 23, was jailed for eight and a half years last December…

Pregnant mum who smuggled drugs into prison has jail sentence cut 

16 Jun 18

Natalie Severn was jailed for 20 months after taking heroin into Oakwood Prison in Featherstone…

Heroin and cocaine dealer ‘brought terror to streets of Edgbaston’ 

14 Jun 18

Marcus Osbourne was found guilty following a trial at Birmingham Crown Court…

£68m drugs smuggler James Mulvey was a ‘ghost’ who travelled the world as he fled police 

13 Jun 18

Solihull gangster with 1k-a-week cocaine habit had cousin murdered in professional hit…

Suspected heroin and crack cocaine dealers arrested in major county lines police operation 

7 Jun 18

Around 70 officers were involved in the raids this week…

UPDATE – Man charged following drugs raid in Tamworth 

1 Jun 18

POLICE have charged a man from Tamworth following a drugs raid yesterday afternoon (31 May).

Brits are becoming the biggest consumers of cocaine in Europe 

22 May 18

The comments came as MPs debated the Government’s serious violence strategy…

Jailed: Trio found with loaded gun, £200k cash in wardrobe and 6kg of cocaine 

17 May 18

Aaron Chander from Midlands sentenced to more than 17 years prison following sting…

Ringleader of cannabis and cocaine drugs gang in bid for freedom 

12 May 18

Erion Shyti, 39, was jailed for 10 years last April.

From Snobs bouncer to international drugs lord: Rise and fall of Leo Morgan 

29 Apr 18

Russia closing in on jailed cocaine king Leo Morgan after arrest of ‘right-hand man…

Drugs lord used helicopter to smuggle cocaine into UK to sell in Birmingham 

24 Apr 18

Frederic Fagnoul used secret compartment in copter which he landed on roofs of luxury hotels…

Woman died from head injuries in fall after taking heroin at Erdington hostel 

18 Apr 18

Julia Dale, 38, died at the address on Kings Road on November 27 last year…

The devastating effect cocaine abuse is having on Brummies’ mental health 

17 Apr 18

Figures from NHS Digital show that in 2016/17 there were 605 admissions to hospitals in the area…

Bordesely Green drug dealer jailed after being found with heroin on the M6 

16 Apr 18

A BORDESLEY Green drug dealer found with over a million pounds worth of heroin has been jailed for 11 years.

Birmingham drug dealer rumbled after being caught with million pounds worth of heroin on the M6 

15 Apr 18

Jahnger Ahmed was stopped by officers on the motorway…

Drugs gang smashed after Kings Norton ringleader hid loaded revolver inside child’s Wendy House 

15 Apr 18

Police also uncovered crack cocaine and heroin with a street value of 10,000 when they raided the home of Mustafa Ali…

‘Trainspotting generation’ blamed for high number of drug deaths in city 

10 Apr 18

People dying from taking heroin and morphine has increased since 2014…

‘Most wanted’ criminal still on the run 10 years after £1.6million heroin plot 

9 Apr 18

Police unable to trace Shashi Dhar Sahnan after he fled the country…

Teenage drug dealers stashed heroin in Kinder Egg 

7 Apr 18

Jason Kavanagh and Morgan Harvey McCorley were both jailed for two years…