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Sharon Beattie QC and Georgina Goring secure convictions at Teesside Crown Court


Sharon Beattie QC and Georgina Goring prosecuted 15 members of an Organised Crime Group who were convicted of conspiracy to supply Class A and Class B drugs, six of the defendants were convicted following a 7 week trial in Teesside Crown Court, the others having admitted the allegations at an earlier stage.

They were convicted in respect of the supply of an estimated £1.5 million of Class A and Class B drugs from Liverpool to Cleveland and other areas of the country over a number of months.  The Defendants were sentenced by The Recorder of Teesside, HHJ Paul Watson QC to a total of 86 years imprisonment.

The arrests and convictions followed the apprehension of one of the couriers, which had been captured by a television crew, whilst travelling on the A19 Northwards. This led to a police investigation and the apprehension of the other defendants.


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