Following an investigation in Bury, two men have been jailed for over 25 years for class A drug conspiracy. Alexander Hepworth and Pasquelino Mazzuca were sentenced at Manchester Minshull Street Crown Court to a total of 27 years and 11 months in prison.
Police found the details of the drug trade between Alexander and Pasqualino from their mobile phone messages. Between April and October 2019, their phone messaged showed that they were collecting and delivering large amounts of class A drug and cash across the country.
Detective Constable Chris Chinnery, of GMP’s Serious and Organised Crime Group, said: “When looking through the array of messages that Hepworth and Mazzuca exchanged with each other it is clear that they operated in a manner where they thought they could never be caught for their illicit activities, however, they couldn’t have been more wrong.”
“Hepworth never put himself in a position where he was at risk of getting detected and tried to make as much money as he could through Mazzuca’s willingness to travel as far as it took to make a sale, which ultimately saw him leaving fingerprints on a batch of drugs which was able to unravel this particular conspiracy.”
“What they both had in common was their disregard of the law, of the legitimate means of making money that the rest of decent people in society abide by, and ultimately their greed for making money no matter the illegality of their enterprise.”