Jailed: Convicted Mac-10 gun dealer who supplied firearm and ammunition to associate in West Ham

Lennie St Clare Walters has been jailed for seven years. Pic:Met Police

Lennie St Clare Walters has been jailed for seven years. Pic:Met Police - Credit: Archant

A convicted illegal gun dealer who continued to supply weapons after being released from prison on licence has been jailed again.

Police found Walters with this gun. Pic:Met Police

Police found Walters with this gun. Pic:Met Police - Credit: Archant

Lennie St Clare Walters, 47, supplied a handgun-and 58 rounds of ammunition to an associate in Grange Road, West Ham, last December.

Three months earlier he delivered a gun and 15 rounds of ammunition to a man waiting in a taxi in Leyton.

Snaresbrook Crown Court heard Walters had been jailed for 10 years in 2010 for supplying firearms including a Mac-10 machine gun.

However he was released after five years and was on licence when he supplied more guns.

Walters was also found with ammunition. Pic:Met Police

Walters was also found with ammunition. Pic:Met Police - Credit: Archant


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He was arrested in February and while admitting supplying the weapons seized in West Ham and Leyton he denied any intention to endanger life.

On Friday was convicted by a jury and jailed for seven-and-a-half years.

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The two men Walters supplied arms to pleaded guilty to gun offences and have been jailed.

Det Con Gareth Starr, from the Met’s Trident and Area Crime Command, said: “Due to an intelligence-led investigation and working alongside our colleagues from the firearms unit, not just one, but three men, who were in possession of firearms, have now been taken off the streets.”

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