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County lines drug dealer jailed after Watford Town Centre Raid

Police arrested two people after raiding an address in Watford town centre

A drug dealer who ran a county lines drug network in the Watford area has been jailed for more than seven years.

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Justin Hawkes, aged 46, of no fixed address was sentenced to seven years for the supply of class A drugs (crack cocaine).

Rebecca Prowse, aged 33, of Brindle Court, Watford, received a two year prison sentence suspended for two years, a rehabilitation activity order and a nine month drug referral order for the supply of class A drugs (crack cocaine).

PC Hunni Glanville, from Hertfordshire Constabulary’s Operational Support Group, said: “Vulnerable people are often the ones who suffer the most being drawn into criminal activities, drugs and even sexual exploitation.

“Our operations are making a significant impact on the county lines network operating in Hertfordshire and we will continue to disrupt gang activity and stop the supply of drugs into our towns.”

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