Holloway woman flooded Kent town with drugs
PUBLISHED: 14:35 29 September 2010 | UPDATED: 11:13 14 October 2010
A HOLLOWAY woman has been jailed for five years for helping flood a Kent town with cocaine and heroin. Sabrina Walcott, 25, gave out drugs from her home in Caledonian Road, Holloway, to runners who would take them to Maidstone. The proceeds of the dealing
A HOLLOWAY woman has been jailed for five years for helping flood a Kent town with cocaine and heroin.
Sabrina Walcott, 25, gave out drugs from her home in Caledonian Road, Holloway, to runners who would take them to Maidstone. The proceeds of the dealing would be taken back to her, along with unsold drugs.
When police raided her home they found drug lists, ledgers, electronic scales, mobile phone top-up cards and a small amount of heroin and cocaine.
Maidstone Crown Court heard that Walcott ran a major drug dealing network with accomplice Louis Ajufo.
Ajufo, 24, ran a "call centre" from his home at Braemar Court in Marlow, Buckinghamshire, using several telephones to coordinate runners, dealers and users.
The Court heard that Ajufo would send out global texts to users saying "100 per cent pukka gear from tomorrow". Addicts would then call him on a mobile phone and he would tell them to meet dealers at different locations in Maidstone. Walcott supplied the dealers.
Prosecutor Alan Walmsley told the court: "We say she was at the core of the distribution network."
Mr Walmsley said Walcott claimed she had been shot in the arm during the conspiracy, which Judge Jeremy Gold QC described as "something of an occupational hazard if you are involved in the drugs trade".
Walcott was jailed for five years after admitting conspiracy to supply drugs. Ajufo was jailed for eight years after admitting the same offence.
Four others were also jailed for their part in the operation.
Detective Inspector Kris Hill, from Maidstone Police Station, said: "This was a London gang carrying out their illegal drugs operation on our doorstep and it needed to be stopped. It was a complex investigation, which involved careful planning to try and catch those involved in the supply of cocaine and heroine in the town.
"The sentences given out are a clear indication of how serious the criminal justice system is in getting rid of drugs from our streets and we remain serious in catching those involved.
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