September 18, 2021

Newyddion Cymru Ar-Lein : Wales News Online

Newyddion Lleol a Chenedlaethol Cymru – Local and National News for Wales

Arrests lead to shut down of drugs route to Carmarthenshire

THE arrest of a Liverpool uncle and nephew has led to the shut-down of an entire illegal drug smuggling route into Carmarthenshire.

The pair were jailed for supplying heroin and crack cocaine just five weeks after their arrest.

They received sentences of almost ten years combined at Swansea Crown Court, which were reduced for early guilty pleas, on September 1.

As a result of the Dyfed-Powys Police operation around their activities, an entire county line – a route used to smuggle drugs from cities in to towns – has been shut down.

Detective Inspector Rhys Jones said: “It takes an extraordinary team effort to shut down an entire county line, and I have to thank the many departments who were involved in this investigation.

“While organised criminal gangs continue trying to supply drugs in our towns, we will continue rising to the challenge.

“We will target anyone pushing these devastating substances