New Cross soldier convicted over gun and drug trafficking

New Cross soldier convicted over gun and drug trafficking

Duran Wright

One of the boxed BBM pistols discovered

A Walther PPK 9mm

First published in Lewisham News Shopper: Photograph of the Author by , deputy news editor

A NEW Cross soldier is among five men convicted of trafficking firearms and drugs.

Duran Wright, aged 28, of Jerningham Road, was convicted of conspiracy to import firearms and conspiracy to import cocaine at Woolwich Crown Court yesterday (January 21).

He was arrested last March while serving in Germany and charged three months later on his return to the UK.

The charges came after a stash of guns, ammunition and drugs were found inside a car being driven from Calais by two accomplices.

Officers found a total of five handguns and 500 grams of cocaine stashed inside an Army issue boot.

Detective Inspector Chris Jones from Trident Gang Crime Command, North-East Team said: "It has led to the removal of five lethal firearms and ammunition, weapons which would inevitably have been used to commit acts of serious violence on the streets of London."

The men, including two other serving soldiers and one ex-soldier, will be sentenced at Woolwich Crown Court on January 25.

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4:03pm Tue 22 Jan 13

the wall says...

Officers found a total of five handguns and 500 grams of cocaine stashed inside an Army issue boot......That's one big boot.

I hope they all get 20 years.
Officers found a total of five handguns and 500 grams of cocaine stashed inside an Army issue boot......That's one big boot. I hope they all get 20 years. the wall
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5:34pm Tue 22 Jan 13

old nick says...

it's what the bro's do man.normal.
it's what the bro's do man.normal. old nick
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9:59am Thu 24 Jan 13

Indigenous Pensioner says...

THis thug has disgraced the queen uniform and should not have had his crimina l record photo ta ken with our queens uniform on he has disgraced my country and my uniform and need a spell in a military glass house for a very long time.THank you.
THis thug has disgraced the queen uniform and should not have had his crimina l record photo ta ken with our queens uniform on he has disgraced my country and my uniform and need a spell in a military glass house for a very long time.THank you. Indigenous Pensioner
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11:08am Thu 24 Jan 13

Gypo.Joe says...

He looks rather like Lonnies and Junes bit on the side. Threesomes.
He looks rather like Lonnies and Junes bit on the side. Threesomes. Gypo.Joe
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10:08am Fri 25 Jan 13

miss rumble tumble says...

jackrussell1960 wrote:
he is a fat lump who does not fit the profile of a front line soldier operating out in afghanistan ... as we have all watched the documentaries of our soldiers operating out there in intense heat with no excess weight at all on them ... this POS should be taken to afghanistan ... dropped off 15miles from camp bastion and told to yomp it back to base witrh an assualt rifle ... pistol ... and some provisions ... filth like this smear the good name of the regiments!
duran i hope you get whats coming for you in prison you scum bag !
[quote][p][bold]jackrussell1960[/bold] wrote: he is a fat lump who does not fit the profile of a front line soldier operating out in afghanistan ... as we have all watched the documentaries of our soldiers operating out there in intense heat with no excess weight at all on them ... this POS should be taken to afghanistan ... dropped off 15miles from camp bastion and told to yomp it back to base witrh an assualt rifle ... pistol ... and some provisions ... filth like this smear the good name of the regiments![/p][/quote]duran i hope you get whats coming for you in prison you scum bag ! miss rumble tumble
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10:30am Fri 25 Jan 13

rescaaffering oldey says...

Indigenous Pensioner wrote:
THis thug has disgraced the queen uniform and should not have had his crimina l record photo ta ken with our queens uniform on he has disgraced my country and my uniform and need a spell in a military glass house for a very long time.THank you.
...indeed war hero - not fit to wear the uniform!!... lowering of entry standards into the british army to meet politically correct standards no doubt!! but well said!! hope you liked your christmas present new laptop!! keep mum!!
[quote][p][bold]Indigenous Pensioner[/bold] wrote: THis thug has disgraced the queen uniform and should not have had his crimina l record photo ta ken with our queens uniform on he has disgraced my country and my uniform and need a spell in a military glass house for a very long time.THank you.[/p][/quote]...indeed war hero - not fit to wear the uniform!!... lowering of entry standards into the british army to meet politically correct standards no doubt!! but well said!! hope you liked your christmas present new laptop!! keep mum!! rescaaffering oldey
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10:36am Fri 25 Jan 13

rescaaffering oldey says...

miss rumble tumble wrote:
jackrussell1960 wrote: he is a fat lump who does not fit the profile of a front line soldier operating out in afghanistan ... as we have all watched the documentaries of our soldiers operating out there in intense heat with no excess weight at all on them ... this POS should be taken to afghanistan ... dropped off 15miles from camp bastion and told to yomp it back to base witrh an assualt rifle ... pistol ... and some provisions ... filth like this smear the good name of the regiments!
duran i hope you get whats coming for you in prison you scum bag !
...indeed 'miss cunney tumble' and duran but no duron!! rofl!! also like the idea of him being dumped fifteen miles from camp and told to leg it back to camp!!... he'd soon shed some of that weight!! and what would happen if he was captured by enemy insurgents ? oh dear... the thought has put me orf my breakfast!! see you over the northern rags later!! 989 :)
[quote][p][bold]miss rumble tumble[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]jackrussell1960[/bold] wrote: he is a fat lump who does not fit the profile of a front line soldier operating out in afghanistan ... as we have all watched the documentaries of our soldiers operating out there in intense heat with no excess weight at all on them ... this POS should be taken to afghanistan ... dropped off 15miles from camp bastion and told to yomp it back to base witrh an assualt rifle ... pistol ... and some provisions ... filth like this smear the good name of the regiments![/p][/quote]duran i hope you get whats coming for you in prison you scum bag ![/p][/quote]...indeed 'miss cunney tumble' and duran but no duron!! rofl!! also like the idea of him being dumped fifteen miles from camp and told to leg it back to camp!!... he'd soon shed some of that weight!! and what would happen if he was captured by enemy insurgents ? oh dear... the thought has put me orf my breakfast!! see you over the northern rags later!! 989 :) rescaaffering oldey
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11:19am Fri 25 Jan 13

Gypo.Joe says...

Looks like the funding is going to dry up ladies !! ROFLMAO.

Chupa mis huevos gordos, puto.
Looks like the funding is going to dry up ladies !! ROFLMAO. Chupa mis huevos gordos, puto. Gypo.Joe
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4:07pm Fri 25 Jan 13

Gypo.Joe says...

Can you hear the sound of water running ??? Don't worry it's only the sound of the BNP being flushed down the toilet.

Chupa mi verga Lonnie.
Can you hear the sound of water running ??? Don't worry it's only the sound of the BNP being flushed down the toilet. Chupa mi verga Lonnie. Gypo.Joe
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