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Huntingdon ‘tank’ drug line ring leader jailed for 10 years

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A London-based drug dealer who ran a criminal enterprise supplying class A drugs across Huntingdonshire has been jailed for more than 10 years.

Police arrested 23-year-old Liam Reilly-Mason in Old Kent Road, London, on 29 April 2021 after phone records revealed he was operating the ‘Tank’ drug line in Huntingdon between February and March 2021.

Another man, Brett Wooding, was also arrested in Huntingdon on 1 March 2021 after officers suspected he was dealing drugs.

His mobile phone was seized, and records linked him to the ‘Tank’ line.

At Cambridge Crown Court on Friday (6 January) Reilly-Mason, of Regeneration Road, London, was sentenced to 10 years and seven months in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs and two counts of conspiracy to supply class A drugs.

Wooding, 36, of Collinson Crescent, Sapley, was sentenced on 14 November at Peterborough Crown Court to 22 months and 15 days after pleading guilty to two counts of conspiracy to supply class A drugs.

Detective Constable Neil Patrick, who investigated, said: “This was a complex investigation to identify Reilly-Mason and attribute him to the ‘Tank’ line.

“Using phone data, we were able to do just this and now he, and his co-defendant, are serving lengthy sentences.

“County lines dealers prey on the vulnerabilities of others in order to run their business and make money.

“We recognise the impact they have on our communities and will continue to put them before the courts to make the county a safer place.”

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Jailed: Brett Wooding (left) and Liam Reilly-Mason

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