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Drugs gang who raked in £290,000-a-month running a massive cocaine ring and used AK-47 assault rifles to ‘instil fear’ into community are jailed for a total of 185 years

Drugs gang who raked in £290,000-a-month running a massive cocaine ring and used AK-47 assault rifles to 'instil fear' into community are jailed for a total of 185 years

A vicious cocaine ring, which used guns including an AK-47 assault rifle to ‘instil fear’ into a community and paid its members a ‘salary’ have been jailed.

The gang, based in Warrington, Cheshire, is the biggest ever uncovered in Cheshire raked in £290,000 profit-a-month supplying cocaine and cannabis.

Shocked police said its arsenal of weapons, including a pump-action shotgun and automatic pistols, was like ‘something out of a film’ and could have caused ‘devastation’ An arsenal of weapons used by the gang was recovered by police included a functioning AK-series rifle, a pump-action shotgun, automatic pistols and revolvers as well as a silencer An arsenal of weapons used by the gang was recovered by police included a functioning AK-series rifle, a pump-action shotgun, automatic pistols and revolvers as well as a silencer The Warrington-based cocaine ring, which is the biggest ever uncovered in Cheshire has been jailed for a total of 185 years. Last Friday at Liverpool Crown Court gang leaders Anthony Cullen, right, and Chris Houghton, left, were sentenced to 27 and 20 years respectively. In total Cheshire Police seized £205,680.00 in cash during Operation Samurai. In total Cheshire Police seized £205,680.00 in cash during Operation Samurai.

Last Friday at Liverpool […]

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