Eleven drug dealers admit 34 offences


Eleven people arrested as part of the force’s crackdown on the supply and distribution of class A drugs have pleaded guilty to 34 offences.


The defendants, two women and nine men, all appeared at Leicester Crown Court yesterday (22 July).


One was sentenced after admitting an offence, with the other 10 due to be sentenced within the next two months.

As part of Operation Lionheart officers have also arrested and charged another man.


Jordan Murray, 23, of Flamborough Road, Ruislip, Hillingdon, has been charged with being concerned in the supply of class A drugs and is due to appear at Leicester Crown Court on 15 August.


A 24-year-old man has also been voluntarily interviewed as part of the ongoing investigation.


Those who pleaded guilty to offences are:


Tian Clarke, 18, of Bridlespur Way, Leicester, pleaded guilty to one count of supplying a class A drug. He was given a two year community order, been ordered to undertake 120 hours of unpaid work and 15 days of rehabilitation.


Liam Walsh, 26, of Derby Road, Loughborough, pleaded guilty to one count of supplying class A drugs, one count of possession with intent to supply class A drugs and one count of offering to supply class A drugs. He will be sentenced on 23 August.


Grant Griffiths, 24, of no fixed address, pleaded guilty to three counts of supplying a class A drug and will be sentenced on 23 August.


Christian Chauraya, 18, currently of HMYOI Brinsford, pleaded guilty to two counts of supplying class A drugs. He had previously pleaded guilty to three counts of supplying class A drugs at an earlier hearing. He is due to be sentenced for all five offences on 2 August.


Lisa Hutchinson, currently of HMP Drake Hall, pleaded guilty to three counts of supplying class A drugs, two counts of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs and permitting the use of premises for the supply of class A drugs. She will be sentenced on 23 August.


Abdul Kalique, 40, of Good Yards Close, Loughborough, pleaded guilty to two counts of supplying class A drugs and will be sentenced on 23 August.


Scott Smith, 38, of Marshalls Court, Loughborough, pleaded guilty to four counts of supplying class A drugs and will be sentenced on 23 August.


Susan Moon, 51, of Moira Street, Loughborough, pleaded guilty to one count of supplying a class A drug and permitting the use of premises for supplying class A drugs. She is due to be sentenced on 11 September.


Charles Wallis, 56, also of Moira Street, Loughborough, pleaded guilty to three counts of supplying class A drugs and permitting the use of premises for supplying class A drugs. He is also due to be sentenced on 11 September.


Daryl Eley, 29, of Derby Road, Loughborough, pleaded guilty to three counts of supplying class A drugs and will be sentenced on 23 August.


Richard Clarbour, 36, of HMP Leicester, pleaded guilty to one count of supplying class A drugs and will be sentenced tomorrow (24 July).



Source : Leicestershire Police


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