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Cocaine dealer’s Lidl checkout-working law student lover jailed after flaunting ‘Kim Kardashian’ lifestyle on Instagram

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Handed 15-month prison term for acquiring criminal property

Image credit: Wales News Service/Gwent Police

A promising law and criminology student has been jailed after Instagram posts revealing her “Kim Kardashian type of lifestyle” prompted police to investigate her cocaine-dealing boyfriend.

Emily Lock, 22, from Caerphilly, Wales, posted images of designer clothes, flash cars and exotic holidays, despite earning less than £10,000 a year as a part-time checkout worker at her local Lidl supermarket.

Reports claim Lock and her boyfriend, Mark Price, splurged more than £100,000 on luxury items including an Audi RS4, Christian Louboutin shoes, Vivienne Westwood handbags, Gucci sunglasses and Christian Dior perfume.

Trips to Miami, Alicante, Paris, Amsterdam and Dubai were also documented on Lock’s Kim Kardashian-esque Instagram page. The pair had an upcoming trip to Thailand booked when police raided Price’s home in September 2017 and discovered a plastic bag containing 110 grams of cocaine at 83% purity.

Image credit: Crown Prosecution Service/Wales News Service

When Lock was interviewed by police she claimed she had no idea her now 27-year-old boyfriend was a cocaine dealer and thought he was a builder.

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Andrew Taylor, Lock’s barrister, said she achieved three grade As at A-level and was in the second year of a law and criminology degree. She harboured ambitions of becoming a probation officer and had started working at Lidl to earn money.

Continuing, Taylor said Lock had been “incredibly naive”, and like many young people today had become “fixated by a Kim Kardashian type of lifestyle”.

Lock, who was just 19 at the time of the offending, was jailed for 15 months after admitting acquiring criminal property. Price admitted possessing cocaine with intent to supply, being concerned in the supply of cocaine and fraud. He was jailed for seven years.

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46 Comments

Anonymous

Shame. She didn’t really do much wrong.

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Anonymous

The amount of wrong she did is quite irrelevant.

The fact that she did wrong is enough.

(24)(15)

Anonymous

Actually the “amount of wrong” vs the level of punishment is entirely relevant.

(73)(1)

A deranged senile buddy, after spanking her prissy ponce of a son for looking at her funny

Now you tell me!!

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Anonymous

What’s going on with Roll on Friday?

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Anonymous

“Apologies, our server has temporarily blown up into little pieces. We’re blaming Zuckerberg. IT is on the case and normal service should resume shortly.” – from RoF’s twitter.

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PEPE

THICC AF

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Anonymous

This post has been removed because it breached Legal Cheek’s comments policy.

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Trumpenkrieg

Thicc? I would go with “Basic”.

(3)(4)

PEPE

THICC BOI MAGA

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Doctor Doom

Your mum is basic.

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Doctor Doom

Pepe is close to Pee Pee, which is slang for a certain part of the male anatomy.

That’s right. Pepe really is a d!ck.

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PEPE

U OK HUN?

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Anonymous

“83% purity” eh?

I might have to ring up this chap, my current supplier ain’t got this kinda quality powder.

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anon

Come off it Burnett. I know where that 110 grams went.

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Anonymous

Criminology. A waste of time.

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Anonymous

Really? I’d say it was completely appropriate in her case, and she got to do pro-bono work when she went home too.

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Anonymous

I don’t get criminology at all -so difficult right 🙁

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Anonymous

U R so cool : – )

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LLB grad

Hardest area to study at my law school. I took an introductory criminology module and it was my worst grade.

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Anonymous

I bet she now wishes she had chosen her boyfriend more Caerphilly

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Anonymous

I applaud your joke, it made me chuckle.

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Mistress Soggy Nappy

Shat me pants laughing at this!

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Corbyn. Symphathiser

I’ll bEdam’d if this isn’t the chosen comment for tomorrow’s round-up.

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Anonymous

Weak.

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Corbyn. Symphathiser

Bugger off, fascist oppressor. I’m exercising my right to free speech.

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Anonymous

We just wish you could do a better job of it.

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Anonymous

Such a cheesy joke.

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Anonymous

Brilliant!

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Anonymous

A few things about this:

“she had no idea her now 27-year-old boyfriend was a cocaine dealer and thought he was a builder” – Utter bollocks, she must have known, no questioning on how he could afford all these luxury items while working as a builder? I know tradesmen can make decent money but not to the point where they can go out and buy an Audi RS4, Christian Louboutin shoes or Vivienne Westwood handbags.

“fixated by a Kim Kardashian type of lifestyle” – That is today’s society for you, and the role the media plays. Trying to model your life after Kardashian is just asking for trouble.

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Anonymous

True.

There is no way to earn this sort of lifestyle by hard graft.

Your only options are:

– Crime
– Celebrity
– Having an idea that no-one else thought of (or at least cashed in on) before you.

For the rest of us, such decadent luxury is unobtainable.

The sooner we accept that and just get on with our lives, being content with what we do have, the happier we will all be.

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Big Dolla

I reckon there are quite a few other options.

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Anonymous

Realistically, I would only add entrepreneur. People at US firms like you make substantial amounts of money, but a 5m PEP still does not make you rich in the strict sense.

(0)(0)

PEPE

IZ THICC THO

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Anonymous

5m a year partners would have more disposable income (even when taking into account school fees and mortgage) than the 100k or so the crack dealers frittered away, which nullifies your post ridiculously suggesting the only way to that kind of money/life style is

– Crime
– Celebrity
– Having an idea that no-one else thought of (or at least cashed in on) before you.

Many high powered professionals can afford the same designer possessions, cars, and fancy holidays that these two had. There’s nothing remarkable in that lifestyle.

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Anonymous

She really is quite cute though. I hope she doesn’t get too roughed up in prison. I wonder what happened to the poor boyfriend.

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Corbyn. Symphathiser

He’s been jailed for seven years, as it says in the article.

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Anonymous

I just looked at the cute pictures, sorry.

I hope he has a nice amount of money stashed for when he gets out.

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Anonymous

*confiscation order pending!! Just wait on it

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Anonymous

Decent A levels – 2nd year Law student – and the best excuse she could come up with was ‘I thought he was a builder’?

(14)(1)

Anonymous

As opposed to….

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Anonymous

I thought he was a plumber?

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M smarter

He told me his has a trust fund, his a self employed programmer, his a stocks investor.

Law student would have come up with a million things

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Anonymous

Could have bought a house and kept her Instagram page private. No sympathy for idiots.

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Anonymous

Helpfully, her boyfriend already owns a standard issue grey prison tracksuit. He’s wearing it in the lift picture above.

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Anonymous

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