Breaking news: Gang jailed for 100 years for smuggling guns from America to West Yorkshire

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EIGHT people have been jailed for a total of 100 years for their part in smuggling guns into the UK from America.

Over a 12-month period, the gang was involved in smuggling a total of 13 firearms into the country, concealing them within 27 packages containing electrical equipment including DVD players and portable radios.

Debbie Jefferson, 34, and Jamie Jefferson, 18, from Mixenden, Halifax, both pleaded guilty to the importation of firearms. Debbie Jefferson was given a one-year suspended sentence, with her son receiving a community order.

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