|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 281 (Oct)|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division|
Gross LJ, Butterfield and Roderick Evans JJ (judgment delivered extempore)
|Representation||Mark Ruffell (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.|
|Robert Dalling (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.|
|Judgment Dates:||29 October 2010|
Sentence - Imprisonment - Length of sentence - Conspiracy to supply Class A drug - Cocaine - Defendant being directing mind of small scale commercial conspiracy to supply cocaine to friends and acquaintances - Defendant enlisting help of co-accused to supply cocaine on his direction - Whether sentence of nine years' imprisonment after trial manifestly excessive.