Whilst serving a prison sentence at HMP Prescoed a man continued to control the supply of heroin in Newport using his criminal network of contacts.  One man travelled to Liverpool with a large quantity of cash which he used to purchase 4 kilos of heroin and 15,000 steriod tablets with a street value of £196,000.  Following arrests, three men were convicted of conspiracy to supply heroin and one with conspiracy to supply steroids with the four receiving sentences totally 22½ years.