Key figure behind 'CJ line' heroin and crack operation jailed

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Dealer who pumped heroin and cocaine into Swindon streets jailed
Dealer who pumped heroin and cocaine into Swindon streets jailed

A dealer responsible for flooding Swindon with class A drugs is behind bars.

Walcot man Amin Jama was identified as a key figure in the 'CJ line' which supplied heroin and crack cocaine users in the town - and in October police executed a warrant at his address in Drakes Way.

During the swoop, police seized a number of incriminating items linked to drug dealing, including mobile phones, cash and drug paraphernalia.

Jama has now been jailed for three years and seven months.

The 25-year-old, previously of Drakes Way but now at HMP Bristol, had previously pleaded guilty to being concerned in the supply of crack cocaine, being concerned in the supply of heroin and possession of criminal property.

On Tuesday Jama appeared at Salisbury Crown Court to be sentenced.

Swindon Advertiser: Amin Jama jailed
Swindon Advertiser: Amin Jama jailed

Amin Jama jailed

Officers from Wiltshire Police's Fortitude team now say they will continue to work to keep dangerous drugs and disruptive drug operations away from your local communities.

PC Craig Head, from the Fortitude team, said: “Our team is working relentlessly in Swindon to investigate, target and apprehend those who deal Class A drugs.

“We know the impact this criminal activity has on our town, and we will continue to do everything we can to disrupt their operations.

“The work we are doing is getting illegal drugs off our streets and ensuring the dealers face justice, but we cannot do this without the general public acting as our eyes and ears.

He added that a big part of catching criminals in the act of dealing drugs is receiving information from members of the public, providing reassurance that it does lead to arrests and jail-time for offenders.

“If you suspect drug dealing in your community please let us know – we will use this information to build our intelligence, and it does lead to arrests and offenders being jailed.

"If you have concerns about drug dealing in your community then please report it to the police – we will act on the information we receive. Alternatively you can call CrimeStoppers anonymously on 0800 555111," he said.

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