Drugs gang operating out of Newport get a combined 33 years behind bars
A DRUGS gang from Newport who flooded the streets of South Wales with heroin were jailed for a combined total of more than 33 years.
The defendants, who trafficked £500,000 worth of drugs in just over four months, were brought to justice following a Gwent Police undercover operation.
The four and their prison sentences were:
– Devon Morgan, 22, of Campion Close, Newport, jailed for nine years.
– Benjamin Thomas, 22, of Fosse Road, Newport, jailed for eight years.
– Jake Miller, 19, of Loftus Square, Newport, sent to a young offender institution for nine years.
– Callum Banton, 22, of Fleetwood Close, Newport, jailed for seven years and six months.
They pleaded guilty to conspiracy to supply heroin between July 22, 2019, and July 16, 2020.