Former police minister's brother jailed for supplying two kilograms of ice

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February 21 2024 - 3:49pm

Out on parole after serving nearly a decade behind bars for running a Newcastle drug syndicate, Joshua Toole jumped back into the "deep end" of the criminal underworld, acting as a "facilitator" for a major ice supply network operating across the NSW Hunter and Central Coast.

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Sam Rigney

Court Reporter

Sam began his Newcastle Herald career as a night police reporter in 2011. He is an experienced court reporter who has won two national court reporting awards, including the Kennedy Award for Outstanding Court Reporting for his coverage of the Hunter's worst serial rapist. Before working at the Herald, Sam was a sports journalist with the Maitland Mercury where he won awards for his coverage of the Newcastle Rugby League salary cap scandal. Sam is a Novocastrian born-and-bred.

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