Life sentence for Harlesden man who executed junkie with a MAC 10 sub-machine gun

16:40 18 May 2012

Anthony Small

Anthony Small

Archant

Anthony Small shot dead his victim in Hayes on Christmas Eve

A drug dealer who executed a junkie with a MAC 10 sub-machine gun on Christmas Eve because he robbed one of his pushers has been jailed for life today (Friday).

Anthony Small, 32, of High Street, Harlesden, shot dead Anthony Dickson after luring him to a park in Hayes on December 24, 2010, in revenge for the theft.

The Old Bailey heard that two weeks before his death, Mr Dickson robbed 39-year-old Satwant Virdee, one of Small’s runners, stealing crack and cash.

Small, who had made it known he would kill Dickson, arranged to met the father to carry out a drugs deal.

However, when Dickson arrived at the location Small and Max Felicino approached him and he was shot dead.

A post mortem revealed he had suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

Small was convicted of murder in November last year but sentencing was adjourned until Felicino and two other men were tried in connection with the killing.

Last month, Felicino, 27, from Hayes, was found guilty of Mr Dickson’s manslaughter.

Virdee and 47-year-old Clifford Stevenson, both from Hayes, were acquitted.

Small was jailed for life with a minimum tariff of 34 years.

Felicino, who was also convicted of possession with intent to supply heroin and cocaine, was sentenced to 14 years for manslaughter and three years for the drug offences.

His sentence will run concurrently.

Detective Inspector Martin Ludlow, who led the murder hunt, said: “Anthony Dickson was someone’s father and son. His family will have to come to terms with his violent, premeditated murder.

“I hope they take comfort in knowing that the people responsible for his death will face a long time in jail.”

Latest Crime news

Friday, May 27, 2016
A man in his sixties stabbed in the face 'with a pair of scissors' this morning (Picture: Getty)

Scotland Yard say they have arrested someone after a man was viciously stabbed in the face with a pair of scissors in west London.

Friday, May 27, 2016
Michael Purcell has been jailed for life

A Cricklewood steelworker who murdered his lesbian flatmate showed his hatred of her sexuality by mutilating her genitals it has been revealed today.

Friday, May 27, 2016
Police said men fired shots at a car in Armitage Road in Greenwich (Picture: Street View)

A young man was rushed to hospital last night after he was shot at ‘while in his car’ on a Greenwich street, Scotland Yard said.

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Armed police will patrol Brent

Armed police will be patrolling the streets of Brent following an increase in shootings in the borough.

Thursday, May 26, 2016
The mystery girl was found wandering in  the evening in Daleham Gardens

Police are trying to trace an 11-year-old girl who was discovered wandering in the street in her pyjamas saying she had run away from home.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Operation Viper will see more armed police on London's streets  (Photo: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Armed police patrols will target gun crime hotspots across the capital after a rise in the number of shootings, as Scotland Yard says there are more guns on the streets.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Competitions

Win a BMW 1 series

There are fewer cars currently on the market more stylish and exciting than the BMW. Known all over the world as one of the best car manufacturers, the BMW is renowned for sleek designs and fantastic high quality workmanship.

Read more
Kindle 7 inch tablet

Are you looking for a brand new gadget to help you stay connected on the go and make that long journey home a bit more entertaining? Look no further. MyOffers is giving you the chance to win 1 of 50 Kindle Fire 7” Display Tablets! That’s 50 times more chances to win, so hurry up and enter our competition today and you could be one of our lucky winners!

Read more

Latest Tech News

Transport