Teessider living in Thailand named as ‘Mr Big’ behind cocaine conspiracy
Jonathan Moorby, formerly of Ingleby Barwick, is accused of running an operation from the south-east Asian country
Jonathan Moorby, pictured in The Gazette in 2004
MIDDLESBROUGH: — A Teessider living in Thailand has been named as the Mr Big behind a drugs conspiracy that flooded the area with high-grade cocaine.
Mobile phones seized from members of the gang led Cleveland Police’s Organised Crime Unit to identify Stockton man Jonathan Moorby, 45, as the man giving the orders.
The breakthrough came after a swoop on a Vauxhall Corsa travelling north on the A19 with two kilos of 70% pure cocaine hidden in the boot.
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