Wayne Cleaver successfully concludes 'Operation Gallon'

15 August 2017

Wayne Cleaver, leading Caroline Allison (Fenners Chambers) has secured convictions of all defendants in the trial of Operation Gallon. The case was the culmination of an nationwide investigation by the Serious Organised Crime Group of Hertfordshire Constabulary into allegations of Conspiracy to Kidnap and Conspiracy to Blackmail arising out of a substantial unpaid drugs debt. The case was built upon multiple strands of evidence - including, mobile phone data, cell site analysis, ANPR captures, and CCTV. Sentences were imposed totalling in excess of 21 years imprisonment.