Ten members of a gang which brought hundreds of thousands of pounds of drugs for sale in the North East have been jailed for a total of 65 years.
Half of the gang were from Teesside and County Durham, the others from Liverpool and they admitted shipping cocaine across the Pennines every fortnight, providing a regular supply for sale on the region's streets.
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