The head of a 'well-organised' drugs gang who was caught using a designated phone line to run cocaine and heroin between Greater Manchester and north Yorkshire during lockdown has been jailed - along with some of his cronies.
Jack Smedley, 24, and seven others have been dealt with by the courts following a mammoth, 18-month police investigation into the illicit business, which advertised £10 deals.
The cross-Pennine conspiracy was cracked by cops assigned to Greater Manchester Police's dedicated operation Homestead. Officers from North Yorkshire Police and the Humber Regional Organised Crime Unit were also involved.
The investigation was launched in May 2020. READ MORE:Furious man rammed sportscar off the road because he thought the driverRead more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk