Day: September 5, 2020

Drug-dealer spotted by undercover cop pulling heroin stash from his trousers in Stoke-on-Trent park – and even had his own business cards

Drug addict Jamie Butcher has been jailed after a police officer caught him dealing at a Stoke-on-Trent park.

The 44-year-old was spotted by a plain clothes officer at Northwood Park approaching a man and woman before pulling out a purple plastic tub from the front of his trousers.

But the officer intercepted the deal and Butcher was taken to custody on November 22.

Now Butcher, of Chell Street, Hanley, has been jailed for 44 months after admitting two counts of possessing class A drugs with intent to supply.

Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court heard the purple tub was found to contain heroin and crack cocaine. He also had 10 business cards with his name and telephone number on that he handed out to his customers.

Prosecutor Nicholas Berry said: “The police officer was on plain clothes foot patrol at 3.20pm in Northwood Park.

“His attention was drawn to a male and female

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Reliance Buys Future Assets for $3.4 Billion; Bonds Jump

(Bloomberg) — Reliance Industries Ltd. is buying assets of debt-strapped rival Future Group for 247.1 billion rupees ($3.4 billion), almost doubling the footprint of India’s No. 1 retailer and largest company by market value. Future Retail Ltd. bonds gained and its shares soared 20% in Mumbai trading Monday.

The deal includes Future’s retail, wholesale, logistics and warehousing units, Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd. said Aug. 29 in a statement. Dollar notes sold by Future Retail rose 20 cents to 93.5 cents on the dollar Monday, the biggest jump since the bond’s sale in January, according to Bloomberg-compiled prices. The unit averted a default on the securities this month.

The telecommunications, retail, oil and petrochemicals conglomerate led by billionaire Mukesh Ambani had been in talks for months with Future, which is facing a cash crunch amid intensifying competition and the pandemic. By scooping up the country’s No. 2 retail chain, Ambani is

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Arizona student group slammed for raising money for gunman


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WeissLaw LLP Investigates DiamondPeak Holdings Corp.

Classified in: Business
Subject: ATY

NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — WeissLaw LLP is investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the board of directors of DiamondPeak Holdings Corp. (“DPHC” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: DPHC) in connection with the Company’s proposed merger with privately-held  automobile company Lordstown Motors Corp. (“Lordstown Motors”).  Under the terms of the merger agreement, DPHC will acquire Lordstown Motors through a reverse merger that will result in Lordstown Motors becoming a publicly-listed company.  Upon closing of the transaction, the combined company will be named Lordstown Motors Corp. and is expected to remain listed on the NASDAQ, trading under the new ticker symbol, “RIDE.”  The deal has an implied pro forma equity value of approximately $1.6 billion

If you own DPHC shares and wish to discuss this investigation or have any questions concerning this notice or your rights or

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