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Halesowen News 28 Feb 14
Jail for Halesowen drug dealer
A HALESOWEN drug dealer caught with £8,400 worth of heroin and crack cocaine after being stopped by police officers in Lye has been put behind bars.
FixMyStreet: Birmingham 28 Feb 14
Discarded syringe and drugs paraphernalia, 28th February
Hi, please could you send the street sweeping machine down Hallewell Road ASAP.
Tyburn Mail 27 Feb 14
Drug dealer found in caravan
David Mitchell Police hunting for a drug dealer in Erdington found their man hiding away in a caravan with a large quantity of crack cocaine.
Birmingham Mail 27 Feb 14
Birmingham drug dealer hid in caravan with crack cocaine
Officers also found cannabis, cash and dealing gear in Kingstanding house search…
Sutton Coldfield Observer 27 Feb 14
Kingstanding drug dealer jailed after being found with £10,…
A DRUG dealer from Kingstanding found with a 10,000 haul has been jailed for Class A offences.
Walsall Labour Party News 21 Feb 14
Call for Council Action on Gambling Addiction
Gareth Illmann-Walker, Labour and Cooperative Councillor for Willenhall North Labour Councillors are calling on Walsall Council to support its campaign against what has been described as the ‘crack cocaine of gambling’ after it was …
Coventry Observer 19 Feb 14
Drug addict’s granted wish of prison sentence
DRUG addict Christopher Harbourne clocked up 18 pages of previous convictions to support a heroin and crack cocaine habit which was costing him a staggering Acirc;pound;30,000 a year.
Coventry Telegraph 19 Feb 14
Possessing bags of cocaine among cases heard by Coventry magistrates
Cases dealt with by Coventry Magistrates on January 2-3…
Coventry Telegraph 18 Feb 14
Coventry gang jailed for 51 years after £5m drugs bust
Massive haul of heroin, cannabis and amphetamines found in raids across city…
Tamworth Herald 15 Feb 14
Weekend curfew for Tamworth man caught with cocaine
A WEEKEND curfew has been imposed on a Tamworth man who was caught in possession of cocaine.
Coventry Telegraph 13 Feb 14
Cocaine possession and assault among cases heard by Coventry magistrates
Cases dealt with by Coventry Magistrates on December 23-27…
Tyburn Mail 13 Feb 14
Heroin and crack cocaine charges for Erdington three
Three people from Erdington appeared before Birmingham magistrates yesterday charged with drugs offences after early morning police raids in the past few days.
Sutton Coldfield Observer 12 Feb 14
UPDATE: Eight more charged with Class A drug dealing offences…
SEVEN men and a woman have appeared in court charged with drug dealing offences including one from Sutton Coldfield and three from Erdington.
Touch FM 9 Feb 14
Notorious Coventry drug gang told to pay back illegal cash
Members of a notorious Coventry drugs gang have been ordered to pay back more than £130,000 as a result of their ill-gotten gains.
The Diary of Wes 8 Feb 14
Chapter Nine – Solvents, Heroin and a machete-wielding wrong-un
I wasn’t really sure what to expect when I returned to the Midlands this time.
Coventry Telegraph 8 Feb 14
Willenhall dad jailed after being drawn into elaborate drug dealing operation
Robert Tallis joined forces with cocaine gang kingpin from Liverpool in prison…
Coventry Telegraph 7 Feb 14
Coventry’s P1 crew ordered to pay back £100k from millions made from cocaine smuggling
Notorious city gang found to have minimal assets compared to the millions pocketed from drugs operation…
Birmingham Mail 5 Feb 14
Drug dealers jailed after £75k of cocaine found in airing cupboard
Police acting on tip-off raided house in Acocks Green to find narcotics hidden in carrier bag…
Tamworth Informed 30 Jan 14
Drug Dealers with £50k haul Imprisoned
Drug dealers from Tamworth and Lancashire have been jailed for possession of £50,000 of cocaine with intent to supply.
Tamworth Herald 30 Jan 14
Tamworth drug dealers jailed for £50,000 cocaine stash set…
Drug dealers from Tamworth have been jailed for possession of 50,000 of cocaine which detectives believe was destined to be supplied in the town.
Express & Star 25 Jan 14
Gangs caught selling drugs in Wolverhampton No Deal crackdown start jail terms
Two gangs and a dealer caught selling heroin, crack cocaine and cannabis during one of the biggest ever blitzes on drugs in the West Midlands are starting jail terms.
Coventry Telegraph 24 Jan 14
Crack cocaine possession and stealing clothes from Primark among cases heard by Coventry magistrates
Cases dealt with by Coventry Magistrates on December 4-5…
Birmingham Mail 20 Jan 14
Dad caught smuggling £270,000 of cocaine jailed
Wolverhampton electrician locked up for four years after being caught at Gatwick Airport…
Express & Star 20 Jan 14
Wolverhampton electrician caught with cocaine worth £270k in bottles
An electrician caught at Gatwick Airport with £270,000 worth of cocaine hidden inside three drink bottles has been jailed for four years.
Lichfield Mercury 18 Jan 14
Burntwood man plundered Lichfield tyre firm’s till to pay for his…
A TYRE firm’s branch manager plundered the takings to pay for his cocaine habit, a judge heard.
Express & Star 18 Jan 14
Woman with £26k drugs in knickers is jailed
A woman caught with £26,000 worth of cocaine in her knickers while passing through airport security has been jailed for almost three years.
Dudley News 17 Jan 14
Dudley woman jailed for smuggling cocaine
A DUDLEY woman has been jailed for almost three years after she was caught attempting to smuggle cocaine into the UK.
Halesowen News 17 Jan 14
Drugdealing kingpin caught with £45,000 of cocaine in Halesowen ordered to pay £640
A drug “wholesaler” caught with over £45,000 worth of cocaine in Halesowen has been ordered by a judge to pay just £640 from his ill gotten gains.
Stourbridge News 14 Jan 14
Ten years behind bars for Stourbridge businessman involved in cocaine conspiracy
A “RESPECTED” Stourbridge businessman has been put behind bars for ten years for using an industrial unit as a cover for a well organised drug trafficking racket.
Express & Star 14 Jan 14
Staffordshire tyre branch manager took takings to pay for cocaine
A tyre firm’s branch manager plundered the takings to pay for his cocaine habit, a judge heard.
Express & Star 7 Jan 14
Drugs worth £75k found in Walsall car search, court told
Heroin and crack cocaine said to be worth £75,000 was seized after police officers pulled over a car in Walsall.
Express & Star 1 Jan 14
Drugs ‘kingpin’ is jailed after residents give chase
A drugs ‘kingpin’ spent the New Year behind bars after police scuppered a heroin street deal before chasing and catching him with the help of residents.
Stourbridge News 1 Jan 14
Drugs king pin jailed for nearly six years after peddling heroin in Lye
A DRUGS “king pin” has been jailed for almost six years after cops scuppered a street deal in Stourbridge and chased him down with the help of have-a-go residents.
Coventry Telegraph 31 Dec 13
Cocaine possession and breaching non-molestation order among cases heard by Coventry magistrates
Round-up of cases that came before Coventry Magistrates Court on October 21…
Birmingham Mail 27 Dec 13
Northfield mum died after cocktail of drugs, inquest told
Coroner’s Court told how 27-year-old suffered cardiac arrest after taking heroin, cocaine and methadone.
Birmingham Mail 21 Dec 13
Care boss apologises over toddler’s heroin death
Serious case review into the death of Daniel Jones found the tragedy could have been avoided if professionals had ‘fully acknowledged’ the risk he was under…
Daily Mail 20 Dec 13
Toddler killed after taking his parents’ heroin was ‘failed by social services staff who knew his parents were drug addicts’
In May last year, 23-month-old Daniel Jones ingested a tiny but lethal amount of heroin at the family’s home in Wolverhampton.
Signal 107 20 Dec 13
Death of Wolverhampton toddler ‘avoidable’
Daniel Jones’ death from heroin overdose could have been prevented if services had ‘acknowledged the full extent of the potential risks’ he faced, a report says.
Express & Star 20 Dec 13
Life of tragic Daniel Jones could have been saved
The death of little Daniel Jones from a heroin overdose may have been avoidable if agencies involved with his family had acknowledged the full extent of the risks he faced, it emerged today.
Birmingham Mail 19 Dec 13
200 years jail for drugs gang after £3.5 worth of heroin destined for city streets seized
Detectives recovered £3.5 million worth of heroin, two firearms and hundreds of thousands of pounds in cash…
Coventry Telegraph 18 Dec 13
Radford man forfeits 14k after cocaine found in Nuneaton office safe
Court agrees to seizure of money after thousands of pounds found bedroom drawer by police…
Sandwell Council News PR 17 Dec 13
National alert over deadly Caribbean soft drink
Sandwell Trading Standards has issued a warning after a Caribbean soft drink was found to be contaminated with a lethal level of cocaine.
Coventry Telegraph 11 Dec 13
Drink-driving and possessing cocaine among cases heard by Coventry magistrates
Round-up of cases that came before Coventry Magistrates Court on October 7…
Express & Star 9 Dec 13
Dealers who stashed heroin in Kinder eggs locked up by judge
They hid heroin in Kinder eggs and buried drugs in a plant pot.
The Sentinel 4 Dec 13
Norton man among trio arrested after £30m drugs haul
A STOKE-ON-TRENT man was among three people arrested when drugs worth up to 30 million were seized at a warehouse.
Walsall Advertiser 2 Dec 13
Drugs worth £30 million seized by police in Brownhills,…
DRUGS worth up to 30 million have been seized in Brownhills in what detectives are describing as one of the largest hauls in their careers.
Birmingham Mail 1 Dec 13
Drugged and robbed by the beggar I let in my home
Christine Dobson, from Birmingham, says her home was ransacked and her bank account drained after she befriended a heroin addict back in July who just called himself Wayne…
Stourbridge News 29 Nov 13
Stourbridge man faces lengthy jail term over plot to supply cocaine
A 38-YEAR-OLD Stourbridge man is facing a lengthy stretch behind bars for his involvement in a plot to supply cocaine.
Birmingham Mail 28 Nov 13
Two Birmingham men jailed for their role in £5m heroin smuggling operation
Atif Latif even continued to act at courier for drugs ring after being arrested and interviewed by police…
Birmingham Mail 27 Nov 13
Gallery: Midlands drugs gang jailed for £1m cocaine plot
Gang led by Rubery-based Ilir Vogli receive jail sentences totalling 70 years for conspiracy to supply cocaine across the Midlands…