Four more drugs gang members sentenced for their part in cocaine operation
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Four more members of a gang have been sentenced for their parts in a drugs operation that saw cocaine shipped from Nottingham into Derby.
In June four men were jailed for more than 20 years after the gang were arrested in a series of coordinated raids across the cities in June 2020.
Mickleover-based dealer Daniel Gibbons – jailed for six years - sourced the high-purity cocaine from Nottingham supplier Daniel Yeboah – jailed for nine years.
Gibbons would send a courier to Nottingham to meet Yeboah’s right-hand man, Kevin Machin – jailed for three years, and would return with cocaine, as well as heroin, to supply a web of street dealers in Derby.
Tyrone Shand, Simon Quinn and Daniel Parker were all jailed on Friday for their parts in the operation - while Natalie Walters was handed a suspended sentence.
Shand was the buyer of large quantities of cocaine, which were picked up for him by Quinn.
Parker meanwhile would supply the street dealers when they ran out of drugs to sell.
Walters would courier drugs for Gibbons from Nottingham into Derby.
The quartet were handed the following sentences:
Shand, 33, of Raymede Drive, Nottingham, pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy to supply class A drugs - jailed for two years ten months.
Quinn, 31, of Brindley Road, Wollaton, Nottingham, pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy to supply class A drugs – jailed for two years and two months.
Parker, 33, of Boswell Square, Sunny Hill, Derby, pleaded guilty to three counts of conspiracy to supply class A and B drugs – jailed for four years.
Walters, 32, of Cavendish Court, Derby, pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy to supply class A drugs – 20 months in prison suspended for two years.