Man arrested in Telford had been intent on supplying drugs court told
A Wolverhampton man has been given a 20-month suspended sentence after pleading guilty to drug offences in Telford.
Jaheel Herbert of Chester Street in Wolverhampton pleaded guilty to possession with intent to supply Class A drugs at Shrewsbury Crown Court on Wednesday.
The court heard how the 26-year-old was arrested in Malinslee, Telford back in December 2019 and subsequently charged with possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.
When searched officers found that Herbert was also in possession of a large quantity of cash, a mobile phone with messages indicating his intent to sell drugs and train tickets showing he had travelled to Telford from Wolverhampton.
Herbert was given a 20-month sentence suspended for 12 months, and ordered to pay £649 in court fees.
West Mercia Police says that concerns about County Lines or drug-related crimes can be reported anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or through Fearless www.fearless.org.