Nine men have been sentenced to a total of 60 years and six months in prison, in connection with a conspiracy to supply class A drugs.
'Operation Chamonix' began in April 2012, with detectives from Cumbria Police investigating Cumbrian criminals, believed to be at the centre of the drug supply network.
All defendants admitted the charges and were sentenced to:
- Aaron Giacopazzi, 47, of Raffles Avenue, Carlisle was handed 16 years
- Shabaz Choudrey, 34, of Rushton Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire was handed 10 years
- Ayub Khansia, 54, of Tintern Crescent, Blackburn, Lancashire was handed 10 years
- Christopher Drew Brookes, 53, of Albany Road, Blackburn, Lancashire was handed 9 years
- Curtis Blue Waite, 24, of Imperial Road, Billingham, Cleveland was handed 6 years
- John Carney, 56, of Raffles Avenue, Carlisle was handed 4 years
- Benjamin Morris, 36, of 21 Peel Mount Blackburn, Lancashire was handed 2 years
- Thomas Robert Martin, 36, of Tarbert Crescent, Blackburn, Lancashire was handed 2 years
- Paul Bartholomew Carney, 52, of John Street, Carlisle was handed 18 months