Man awaits sentencing on cocaine plot

A SIXTH man has admitted his role in a nine month conspiracy to supply cocaine in Swindon.

Ben Blackmore pleaded guilty, but will have to wait until after the trials of other defendants before he is sentenced.

The 24-year-old, of Naunton Road, admitted conspiracy to supply cocaine between Tuesday July 23 last year and Wednesday April 30 this year.

Thomas Price, 25, of Kent Road, Old Town; Zak Knight, 26, of Tyndale Gardens; Christopher Smith, 27, of Bridge Street; Jordan Packer, 27, of Burford Avenue, Walcot; and Alex Scotford, 30, of Haydon View Road, Pinehurst, have already pleaded guilty.

Tyron Harman, 27, of Drakes Way, Walcot; Stuart Wall, 36, of Lansdown Road, Old Town; and Amy Brown, 33, of St Albans, Hertfordshire, pleaded not guilty. Darren Lazarus, 33, of Potters Bar, Hertfordshire; Judmir Shazivari, 39, of Kensington, London; Olis Bllaci, 36; of no fixed abode; and Stacey Hayward, 33, of Billericay, Essex; have yet to enter pleas.

Judge Tim Mousley QC adjourned the case to Friday, September 12 releasing all on bail apart from Lazarus, Shazivari and Bllaci who are remanded in custody.


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