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Joseph Pyle conviction for drug supply

Title
Joseph Pyle conviction for drug supply
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
27 Nov 1992
Year of production
1992
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Duration
00:02:28
Description
Joseph Pyle - known associate of the Kray twins and the Richardson Gang in the 1960s - has been jailed for 14 years at the Old Bailey for running a drugs syndicate. Peter Gillet(?) and Francis Tyson(?) have also been convicted. Detective Chief Inspector John Coles, in charge of the investigation, expresses his delight and explains how they managed to arrest Pyle. Old Bailey correspondent Tim Crook reports.
Contributors
Tim Crook; John Coles
Keywords
Illegal drugs; Criminals; Trials; Heroin; Kray twins; Sentencing; Old Bailey; Organised crime; Joseph Pyle; Richardson Gang; Peter Gillet(?); Francis Tyson (?)

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