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'Babe, help! The Feds!' Panicking drug dealer texted girlfriend as police swooped in cocaine and heroin bust

A panicking county lines drug dealer texted "Babe, help, the Feds!" to his girlfriend as police swooped to find crack, heroin and dirty money at his house.

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Wannabe businessman Takudzwa Kumire, of Clarence Road, Bilston, Wolverhampton, was arrested after officers climbed in through a window at a house of multiple occupancy (HMO) he shared with others in Telford.

The 25-year-old was involved in a drug dealing operation police referred to as the "Chucky line".

Shrewsbury Crown Court heard he was trying to save money to pay for his grandfather's funeral, although he had been caught dealing before.

The Aston University student's barrister said if he was jailed his "dreams and ambitions" of becoming a property developer or a businessman in the music industry would be destroyed.

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