Jailed for part in drugs ring

A BILLINGHAM man was part of a drugs gang jailed for 60 years after police smashed a major dealing ring.

Curtis Blue Waite, 24, of Imperial Road, was jailed for six years at Carlisle Crown Court after he admitted conspiracy to supply cocaine.

He was among nine men jailed for a total of 60 years after they were snared in a police operation spanning four counties across the North of England.