North East Regional Special Operations Unit

Gang Member Pleads Guilty

News / May 15

Stephen Vaughan appeared at Newcastle Crown Court on 15th May 2015 where he pleaded guilty to offences of Conspiracy to Supply Cocaine, Heroin, Cannabis and Conspiracy to Conceal Criminal Assets.

Vaughan and others were subject to investigation under NERSOU led Operation Belfast and following his arrest on Friday 12th February 2015; 2 kilos of Heroin, 1 kilo of Cocaine, Over 100 x 9 Bars of Cannabis, 10 kilos of mixing agent, a drugs press and £16,000 in cash were seized.

Vaughan was remanded back in to custody pending sentence. Three other males accused of this conspiracy pleaded not guilty and await trial.

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