THESE six men were recently handed prison sentences for crimes like drug dealing, assaulting a police officer and burglary.

We look at their cases.

South Wales Argus:

Joseph Graham

South Wales Argus:

Lewis Strickland

Teenagers Joseph Graham and Lewis Strickland were running a drugs line with contacts throughout Gwent, Cardiff and Barry and in touch with upstream suppliers.

The Newport duo, both aged 19, played “significant roles” in the trade of heroin and crack cocaine in South Wales.

Graham was sentenced to three years in a young offender institution while Strickland will have to serve two years and seven months.

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South Wales Argus:

Philip Allman

Convicted conman Philip Allman is back in prison after he burgled a Good Samaritan before stealing a van from a homeless charity during a mini crime wave.

The defendant 31, of Obama Grove, Rogerstone, Newport, previously jailed for scamming victims to pay for a holiday at party hotspot Ayia Napa, admitted burglary, theft and dangerous driving.

As a third-strike burglar, Allman was given the statutory minimum prison term of 876 days.

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South Wales Argus:

Joshua Leatherland

Joshua Leatherland punched a policewoman in the face with a “haymaker” before spitting in her colleague’s face after he was thrown out of the Breeze nightclub in Newport.

Sentencing the 22-year-old, Judge Tracey Lloyd-Clarke told him: “It was a brief and brutal assault on PC Kelly Barclay.

“You punched her as hard as you could.”

Leatherland was jailed for six months.

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South Wales Argus:

Daniel Imtiaz

Daniel Imtiaz, 20, was caught by the police selling heroin and crack cocaine at the entrance of Newport’s Royal Gwent Hospital.

The city’s crown court heard how he would ride around on a fluorescent green bike trafficking class A drugs.

Imtiaz, of Somerton Park, Newport, was sent to a young offender institution for three years.

South Wales Argus:

Joshua Organ

Cocaine and ketamine dealer Joshua Organ was jailed for almost four years.

The 27-year-old, of Greenfield Street, Blackwood, committed his offences in Bargoed.