Family affair: Mother Ada McGuinness (left), age unknown, was called the 'most evil woman in Sydney' by a police witness when she appeared in court on charges of cocaine possession. A judge heard how McGuinness senior, who occupied a terrace house in Hargreave Street, was one of the city's most active cocaine dealers
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Hazel McGuinness was charged -- along with her mother Ada -- with having a large quantity of cocaine in her possession. Police believed that she had been coerced into the criminal life by her corrupt mother, and were lenient on her.
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