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Policeman carries drug dealer, 18, in his pants after he tried to leap out of a window

A half naked drug dealer was carried down the street by a laughing police officer after he jumped out of a window while trying to evade arrest.

Rhys Williams, 18, complained of sore feet when he tried to outrun police so was given a helping hand by a burly officer who hauled him over his shoulder.

The teenager was arrested for being part of an organised crime gang that ran a large scale drugs operation which attracted ‘queues like Tesco’.

On Thursday he was jailed for more than two years along with nine other members of the group who flooded Wrexham, in north Wales, with heroin and cocaine. 

Rhys Williams, 18, complained of sore feet when he tried to outrun police so was given a helping hand by a burly officer who hauled him over his shoulder

Rhys Williams

Kingpin Tyrone Edwards, 24, from Tanyfron was also arrested during the raids and has now been jailed for six years and eight months

Rhys Williams, left, has been jailed for two years and ten months. Kingpin Tyrone Edwards, 24, from Tanyfron, right, was also arrested during the raids and has now been jailed for six years and eight months

Police surveillance images of the Wrexham-based crime gang show then handing drugs over the fence 

Police surveillance images of the Wrexham-based crime gang show then handing drugs over the fence 

The gang were jailed for a total of of 31 years and eight months after admitting conspiring to supply class A drugs at Mold Crown Court.

A police operation was launched after one of the dealers turned up at a police station with thousands of pounds worth of heroin and crack cocaine in his car boot.

Over a four week period covert cameras then caught the gang’s movements at a property in the Clos Owen area of the town. 

Police estimate the gang was raking in £4,000 a day as they pedalled heroin and cocaine to drug users over the garden fence, prompting queues ‘similar to a supermarket.’

A ‘county lines’ phone was used to send text messages to notify people that drugs were for sale 

Officers swooped at several properties to arrest members of the group on August 9.

But Williams fled by jumping out of a window wearing just his pants before he was carried back by Sergeant Ian Evans who caught up with him.

Over a four week period covert cameras then caught the gang's movements at a property in the Clos Owen

Over a four week period covert cameras then caught the gang’s movements at a property in the Clos Owen

Police estimate the gang was raking in £4,000 a day as they pedalled heroin and cocaine to drug users over the garden fence, prompting queues 'similar to a supermarket'

Police estimate the gang was raking in £4,000 a day as they pedalled heroin and cocaine to drug users over the garden fence, prompting queues ‘similar to a supermarket’

In total about £18,000 of class A drugs – £13,000 cocaine and £5,000 heroin – were seized during the probe, codenamed Operation Loot.

Kingpin Tyrone Edwards, 24, from Tanyfron was also arrested during the raids and has now been jailed for six years and eight months.

Kieron Gracey, 23, from Borras, was jailed for three years and two months for acting as a ‘chauffeur’ for Edwards.

Ben Coffin, 18 whose home was used as the drugs ‘shop’ was jailed for two years and ten months along with Rhys Williams, 18, from Wrexham, who collected the drugs.

Levi Rowlands, 18, from Rhos, was also ‘deeply involved’ with the gang and was also sentenced to two years and ten months behind bars.

Alex Williams

Jessica Dunmer

Alex Williams, left, and Jessica Dunmer, right

In total about £18,000 of class A drugs - £13,000 cocaine and £5,000 heroin - were seized during the probe

In total about £18,000 of class A drugs – £13,000 cocaine and £5,000 heroin – were seized during the probe

Corey Duckett

Lucas Hopson

Left, Corey Duckett and right, Lucas Hopson

Lucas Hopson, 21, Alex Williams, 21, both from Caia Park; Adam Roberts, 18, from Gwersyllt, and Jessica Dunmner, 23, from Gwersyllt, also received the same sentence.

Corey Ducket, 18, from Gwenfro, Caia Park, received a two year sentence suspended for two years after the court heard he had effectively been ‘groomed’ the gang.

Detective Inspector Mark Hughes, of North Wales Police, said after the sentencing: ‘It was like going to Tesco. 

‘There were people queuing up every day outside the address to pick drugs up.’  

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