|Southall Drug Dealer Jailed|
Pleaded guilty to supplying crack cocaine and possessing heroin
A 41-year-old man from Southall has been jailed for possession with intent to supply cocaine and heroin.
Satnam Singh, of Marlborough Road, Southall pleaded guilty at Isleworth Crown Court on Monday, 11 May.
On Tuesday, 2 September 2014, officers on patrol in Norwood Road, Southall saw Singh in the car park. Singh was wanted for failing to appear at West London Magistrates' Court in August for a separate matter. On seeing the officers, Singh ran off. He was chased and detained nearby.
Singh was taken back to the police station in the police van. Whilst he was taken out of the police van, a quantity of class A drugs were found between the cage door and the outer door. He was subsequently arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A drugs.
Singh was bailed while enquiries were made by Acton CID. He was summonsed to appear at Ealing Magistrates' Court on 29 December 2014. The case was passed to Isleworth Crown Court where he pleaded guilty on 11 May.
The officer in the case, DC Michael Jones said:
"This is a good result for the community of Ealing and I am pleased that a drug dealer has been taken off the streets. We will continue to target drug dealers and bring to justice those intent on breaking the law in Ealing."
Singh pleaded guilty to possess with intent to supply a controlled drug of Class A - crack cocaine and possess with intent to supply a controlled drug of Class A - heroin. He was sentenced to 40 months' imprisonment for both offences, which will run concurrently.
26th May 2015