Dursley and Stroud drugs gang given jail sentences

, Dursley and Stroud drugs gang given jail sentences

Here are the full details of the thirteen people sentenced under Operation Glamorgan for conspiracy to supply cocaine.

The group appeared at Bristol Crown Court on Friday (April 23) and received a combined sentence of 52 years following a lengthy investigation.

For full details of Operation Glamorgan click the link below.

How police busted Dursley and Stroud drugs gang and sent 13 to jail

The conspiracy was led by 36-year-old Andrew Venna and 32-year-old Lee Fisher who co-ordinated the gang.

Lee Fisher

, Dursley and Stroud drugs gang given jail sentences

Lee Fisher

The leader of an organised crime group in Dursley, Lee Fisher, 32, of Moorland Road, Weston Super Mare, was sentenced to six years and nine months after pleading to two counts of conspiracy to supply cocaine.

Andrew Venna

, Dursley and Stroud drugs gang given jail sentences

Andrew Venna

Andrew Venna, 36, currently of HMP Bristol, led the conspiracy alongside Lee Fisher.

In 2019 Venna was sentenced to 12 years and nine months imprisonment for his role in leading an organised crime group in a conspiracy to supply cocaine following Operation Solero, which ran alongside Operation Glamorgan

Venna had an additional six months added to his previous sentence after being found guilty of conspiracy to supply cocaine following Operation Glamorgan.

Matthew Cornwall

, Dursley and Stroud drugs gang given jail sentences

Matthew Cornwall

Matthew Cornwall, 36, currently under HMP Bristol worked directly under Andrew Venna and liaised with couriers for the local level suppliers.

He also had an additional six months added to his previous sentence after being found guilty of conspiracy to supply cocaine, having been initially jailed for 10 years following Operation Solero.

Steven West

, Dursley and Stroud drugs gang given jail sentences

Steven West

Father and daughter duo 50-year-old Steven West and 29-year-old Diane Straszewska, both of Gloucester Road, Stonehouse, came next in the conspiracy following their involvement in organising and distributing to Fisher’s supply chain.

West, of Lawnside, Forest Green, was sentenced to six years and nine months after pleading to two counts of conspiracy to supply cocaine.

Diane Straszewska

, Dursley and Stroud drugs gang given jail sentences

Diane Straszewska

Diane Straszewska, of Bowbridge Lock, Stroud, received the same sentence as her father, of six years and nine months imprisonment, after being found guilty of conspiracy to supply cocaine.

Andrew Holdsworth

, Dursley and Stroud drugs gang given jail sentences

Andrew Holdsworth

Tracey and Andrew Holdsworth, who are mother and son and aged 56 and 36, were significant to the organisation and distribution of Lee Fisher’s supply chain as they worked in a management function for supplying to dealers.

The pair also lived at the Acacia Drive property and acted as the ‘custodians’ of money made from supplying and supported Fisher in obtaining more drugs to sell.

Andrew was sentenced to five years and nine months after being found guilty of conspiracy to supply cocaine.

Tracey Holdsworth

, Dursley and Stroud drugs gang given jail sentences

Tracey Holdsworth

Tracey was sentenced to four years after imprisonment after also being found guilty of conspiracy to supply cocaine.

Danny Fisher

, Dursley and Stroud drugs gang given jail sentences

Danny Fisher

Danny Fisher, 35, of Oak Drive, Dursley played a significant role in distributing to dealers.

On regular occasions he acted on instructions from his brother Lee before liaising with Steven West and Diane Straszewska in overseeing the money the group were owed from drug users.

He was sentenced to five years after pleading guilty to conspiracy to supply cocaine.

Rhys Pulley

, Dursley and Stroud drugs gang given jail sentences

Rhys Pulley

Rhys Pulley, 29 and 48-year-old Yasmin Anya-Maria Lean worked with Steven West and Lee Fisher to obtain quantities of drugs that were distributed to users across the county.

Pulley, of Berkeley Health, Berkeley, was sentenced to six years after pleading guilty to conspiracy to supply cocaine and possession with intent to supply cocaine.

Yasmin Anya-Maria Lean

, Dursley and Stroud drugs gang given jail sentences

Yasmin Anya-Maria Lean

Lean, of Acacia Drive, Dursley, had strong links with Lee Fisher, the Holdsworths’, Steven West and Diane Straszewska. Recovered messages showed that she had a large customer base and offered assistance to others.

Lean was sentenced to five years after pleading guilty to the same charges at Pulley.

Jamie Griffey

, Dursley and Stroud drugs gang given jail sentences

Jamie Griffey

Jamie Griffey aged 28, Zak Hearle, aged 23 and Steven Pace aged 29 also worked alongside Lean in dealing to Lee Fisher’s supply chain in the Stroud and Dursley areas.

Griffey, of Lampern View, Uley, was sentenced to four years.

Zak Hearle

, Dursley and Stroud drugs gang given jail sentences

Zak Hearle

Zak Hearle, of Hayward Road, Bristol, was sentenced to three years.

Steven Pace

, Dursley and Stroud drugs gang given jail sentences

Steven Pace

Steven Pace, of Bath Road, Stroud, was sentenced to 21 months suspended for two years after pleading to conspiracy to supply cocaine.

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