Background
Background

News & Events

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

25/10/2021

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.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10098557/Drugs-gang-jailed-86-years-multi-million-pound-operation-exposed-Channel-5-police-show.html

Authors

Sharon Beattie KC

Call 1986 | Silk 2021

Georgina Goring

Call 2012

Related areas

Crime

Popular

Chloe Hudson acted on behalf of the General Medical Council in proceedings…

Discover more

Jason Pitter KC has been retained to represent GMP officers in the…

Discover more

Portfolio Builder

Select the practice areas that you would like to download or add to the portfolio

Download    Add to portfolio   
Portfolio
Title Type CV Email

Remove All

Download


Click here to share this shortlist.
(It will expire after 30 days.)