Drug dealer and Llama harmer form unholy alliance

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Faulkner: Convicted drug dealer joins up with crack addict

Faulkner: Convicted drug dealer joins up with crack addict

A neo-Nazi drug dealer from Sunderland has teamed up with a notorious Nazi and animal abuser from Yorkshire in a bid to recruit what is left of the EDL and turn it into an even more militant street force.

Warren Faulkner, a lead member of the English Defence League (EDL) splinter group ‘North East Infidels’ was convicted earlier this year of possession of cocaine with intent to supply after being arrested at a far-right demonstration in Millfield, Sunderland.

The 42 year old contacted well known animal abuser John “Snowy” Shaw over the weekend after the street movement in the North East suffered more splits over growing disinterest in the ranks. A large group of Durham EDL supporters quit the EDL last week but found nowhere to go after the NEI told them they did not want them.

Shaw had been travelling the country making a nuisance of himself telling EDL divisions that he was behind the new EDL leadership, but at the same time recruiting for another new gang that Shaw wants to apparently model on the Nazi terror group Combat 18 (C18).

The two are working together to try and stop Stephen Yaxley Lennon getting a march on them and forming a new group, or even returning to the EDL.

In recent weeks Shaw has been filming himself and posting up videos of his own activities under the name “North West Infidels” the group he founded but which is currently moribund after seven of them were jailed in September for a violent attack on a father and his two children in Liverpool.

Shaw is keen to emulate more of that violence and presumably land more of his colleagues in jail. This being the case, he will most defintely have created a mirror image of Combat 18, another group that was led by somebody with an interest in having people arrested for stupidity.

Already the boss: Whose boss?

Already the boss: Whose boss?

Shaw has been spreading the rumour that English Defence League founder Stephen Lennon is to return to the group in January once all the “extremists” have been removed. Shaw has been urging anyone that wants to avoid being swept up to jump into a new venture with him.

By all accounts, Lennon did have a sit-down discussion with some of the new leadership of the EDL recently and the leadership agreed to remove the so-called “scum” from the group that Lennon felt he had been unable to control himself.

Whether it is true that Lennon will return to the EDL is unclear, however. The EDL leadership has just announded three national demonstrations in Slough, Kidderminster and Sheffield for the new year, but it is unlikely they will end up being national demonstrations.

Shaw and Faulkner are currently building an alliance that would instead of taking protests to the streets, car parks and pubs of our cities and towns, presumably take their hatreds and violence- their “war”, to the doorsteps and homes of individuals that the group does not like.

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