Crack cocaine traffickers-sentenced
It is always a relief when people who deal drugs are caught and sentenced. This means hope for those who are addicted to drugs. At the same time, it saves those who could have been influenced to try drugs. At least, their future are spared and they can live a better life.
The fight to end crack cocaine addiction is definitely far from ending, but at least progress can be seen. There are also a lot of addiction treatment centers that are always ready to help those who are in need.
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Four people have been sentenced for their roles in a crack cocaine and heroin supply conspiracy which saw drugs trafficked from Bristol into Wiltshire towns.
The youngest, a 23-year-old from Corsham, was given a suspended prison sentence while one man was jailed for more than seven years.
- Tumaini Matsimela, aged 34, of Wilson Street, Bristol was sentenced to seven-and-a-half years imprisonment.
- Melody Collins, 28, of High Street, Pewsey was sentenced to three-and-a-half years imprisonment.
- Franco Cosentino, 37, of Cranesbill Road, Melksham, was sentenced to 20 months imprisonment suspended for two years, 20 days rehabilitation, 200 hours unpaid work and six month drug dependency rehabilitation.
- Jack Hedges, 23, of Pockeridge Road, Corsham, was sentenced to two years imprisonment, suspended for two years, 30 days rehabilitation and forfeiture of £420.
The investigation by the Wiltshire Police’s dedicated crime team began in November 2014 when officers stop checked Matsimela at Chippenham railway station. Read more here.
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