wrecked roofs on the high streets in Stockton, Norton and Yarm in eight raids between January and April.
, 37, had previously been handed a 14-year sentence for drugs offences.
, 37, Ryhope Grange Court, Ryhope, Sunderland was sentenced to 14 years as was Aidan Dobbing
, 32, Ravelston Close, Doxford Park, Sunderland.
But at the sentencing hearing, 19-year-old Dobbing
was portrayed as having been naively roped into the seedy drug underworld by her now ex-partner.
Thereafter there were numerous attempts to contact him by Asa and Aidan Dobbing
, 35, of Ryhope Grange Court, Sunderland, is charged with aiding, abetting, counselling or procuring misconduct in public office.
An investigation by Durham Police revealed telecommunications between Bruce and Dobbing
, who is 35 and of Burdon Walk, Castle Eden, County Durham, and other organised criminals as they plotted to sell drugs.
, of Hunstanton, Sunderland, will face trial at Newcastle Crown Court for one alleged offence of controlling prostitution.
JACKIE Happy Mother's Day mam, love you loads and loads, Elaine and Chris xxxx DOBBING
JACQUELINE happy mothers day mam, love johnny DOBBING
JACQUELINE Happy Mother's Day to a special Mam, always there for me.
A week earlier, Dobbing
had broken into Post House News in Darlington and smashed his way into the shop's locked cigarette counter to steal packets worth pounds 3,700.
, of Hunstanton, East Shore Village, will face trial at Newcastle Crown Court for an alleged offence of controlling prostitution.
caused as much as pounds 10,000 damage and could have killed himself at the Wellington Square Shopping Centre in Stockton.