THESE five men and one woman were recently handed prison sentences for offences like drug dealing, assaulting an emergency worker and burglary.

We look at their crimes and punishment.

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Devon Morgan

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Benjamin Thomas

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Jake Miller

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Callum Banton

A drugs gang who flooded the streets of South Wales with heroin were jailed for a combined total of more than 30 years. 

The defendants, who trafficked £500,000 worth of drugs in just over four months, were brought to justice following a Gwent Police undercover operation.

The four and their prison sentences were:

  • Devon Morgan, 22, of Campion Close, Newport, jailed for nine years.
  • Benjamin Thomas, 22, of Fosse Road, Newport, jailed for eight years.
  • Jake Miller, 19, of Loftus Square, Newport, sent to a young offender institution for nine years.
  • Callum Banton, 22, of Fleetwood Close, Newport, jailed for seven years and six months.

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Kyla Jones

A woman with a history of assaulting emergency workers is back in jail for another attack on a police officer.

Kyla Jones, 23, was locked up for six months for causing “a serious and painful injury” to a policewoman, Newport Magistrates' Court was told.

The defendant, of Mount Pleasant, Bargoed, has left her victim “physically and emotionally affected”.

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Rhys Abdi

A thief burgled a 74-year-old woman in a night-time raid and stole her pension money as she slept.

Rhys Abdi was high on drugs when he broke into her home in the Pill area of Newport and took £300 in cash from a tin beside her. 

He was jailed for four years.