'Jimmy line' gang smashed as dealers try to ditch satchel of drugs and cash
A drugs ring nicknamed the 'Jimmy' line supplying heroin and crack cocaine between Merseyside and Cumbria has been dismantled by police.
The dealers are the latest Merseyside organisation caught attempting to flood the streets of Barrow-in-Furness with Class A drugs in recent months.
The town has been a target for ruthless dealers looking to prey on high levels of addiction and deprivation.
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On March 9 this year officers from Cumbria Police identified a phone line, nicknamed the Jimmy line, operating from somewhere in the Merseyside area.
On the morning of March 10, that phone sent texts to a list of customers in Barrow advertising Class A drugs for sale.
The force found the texts were sent …
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