2 years for crooked cop who passed inside information to drugs lord at centre of multi Teesside Crown Court heard how records showed Christie searched the Northumbria Police computer for details of drugs courier Jamie Malloy, shortly after he had been arrested with a kilo of cocaine in his car.
Christie was on the telephone to Dobbing as he made one of the searches, although he told the jury the call was nothing to do with cocaine. He claimed he had made it because landlord Dobbing told him Malloy was a tenant raybans glasses who had not paid his rent. But jurors rejected what a judge called his "inventions" and Christie, from Silksworth Lane, Sunderland, was ray ban 2140 convicted of misconduct in public office. He was cleared of conspiracy to supply class A drugs between August 2012, and April, 2014. Dobbing, 37, of Ryhope Grange Court, Sunderland, was convicted of aiding abetting a person to commit misconduct in public office between the same dates. Jailing Detective Constable Christie, Judge Howard Crowson told him: "As a serving police officer you were prepared to bend the rules over time. "You put your friendship with Asa Dobbing above your duties as a police officer. The information was clearly useful to those committing drugs offences. "There must be a message given clearly that police officers who are prepared to assist in this way raybans for sale must receive prison sentences." The court heard that the two men had been in contact by phone after one ray ban glasses shop of the computer searches, and met in a park following another "to provide information".
Dobbing had 12 months added to the 14 year sentence he is currently serving for the wholsesale supply of drugs. His brother Aidan received the same sentence. "The couriers who delivered the drugs and collected the money made numerous trips up and down the country," said prosecutor Nick Dry as he opened the case earlier this month.
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