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On January 16, armed officers stopped uk canada goose outlet the car Booth was driving and found ten sawn off shotguns and 250 cartridges in the boot.
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canada goose outlet houston A search at the address of acquaintances Vineeta Kainth and Mark Adkins found shotgun parts, including sawn off barrels and ammunition. Adkins was jailed for three and a half years and Kainth was given a two year suspended sentence. canada goose outlet houston
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The drug runners responsible for the distribution of Class A substances from Birmingham to outer city locations, known as a County Lines network.
More than 100 calls per day were made using Khan’s line to drug users in Welshpool, Shrewsbury and Birmingham.
The investigation ended with Khan being detained at Shrewsbury train station in February 2017.
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Jon Greenwell, from the NCA’s Armed Operations Unit, said: “Whilst the majority of registered firearms dealers adhere to their licensing arrangements, there are some who are prepared to buy, convert and sell firearms for criminal purposes. Booth was one of these individuals.
“Using his legitimate business as a cover, he actively sought to convert weapons for organised crime groups to make money. He gave no thought to where or how the weapons he converted would canada goose be used and in my mind posed a very real canada goose uk shop risk to the public.
“Anyone who has information or is concerned about illegally held guns or ammunition to contact their local police, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111”.
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