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Alphege Bell secures a unanimous acquittal for his client who was the only defendant found not guilty in a large scale county lines cocaine and heroin drugs conspiracy.


The allegation was that the defendant was involved in a long running large scale drugs gang operation, who were moving kilos of class A drugs from London to Taunton. There was challenging police observation evidence picturing the defendant allegedly involved in the exchange of bags of drugs. The complex cell site data also demonstrated 17 individual return journeys alleged to have been made by the defendant to Taunton co locating with the ‘drugs line’. The matrix of cell site and ANPR evidence data allegedly showed the defendant driving 340 miles in approximately 8 hour round trips and only staying in Taunton for 30 mins. In total 5 defendants were accused of being part of this sophisticated conspiracy to supply drugs. Alphege’s client was the only defendant acquitted.

Alphege was instructed by Miriam Altaf of Carson Kaye Solicitors



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