Two more sentenced in connection with drugs operation - Milton Keynes

01/02/2013

A total of 28 people have now been sentenced to a combined 63 years and two months imprisonment for drug offences following a major operation in Milton Keynes.

The convictions result from Operation Sorrento, an investigation into the supply of Class A drugs in Milton Keynes that targeted criminal networks involved in the supply of heroin and crack cocaine and associated crime.

This investigation culminated in a series of warrants carried out under the Misuse of Drugs Act executed as part of Operation Rouse on the mornings of 06 and 11 December last year.

A total of 26 defendants were sentenced on Wednesday, 30 January 2013, and Thursday, 31 January 2013, with a further two defendants being sentenced at Aylesbury Crown Court today, Friday, 01 February 2013.

Details of today's sentences are as follows:

  • Ferdinand Hewitt, aged 35, of Edmund Court, Shenley Church End, Milton Keynes, admitted four counts of supplying class A drugs (cocaine), one count of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs (cocaine), and possession of class B drugs (cannabis) and was sentenced to three years and four months imprisonment.
  • Abdi Hakim Mohamed, aged 29, of Conniburrow Boulevard, Milton Keynes, admitted four counts of supplying class A drugs (heroin) and was sentenced to three years and four months imprisonment.

A press release with the details of the first 26 sentenced including quotes was published on this website yesterday, Thursday, 31 January 2013.