Drug dealing pair jailed for four years

TWO men from Great Yarmouth, who were found with 18.62g of heroin and 18.11g of crack cocaine with a street value of more than £3,600 in a flat in Swirles Buildings, were each jailed for four years at Norwich Crown Court yesterday.

TWO men from Great Yarmouth, who were found with 18.62g of heroin and 18.11g of crack cocaine with a street value of more than £3,600 in a flat in Swirles Buildings, were each jailed for four years at Norwich Crown Court yesterday.

Wally Loveridge, 44, and Stuart Pestell, 30, now both of Middle Market Road, Yarmouth, both admitted conspiracy to supply both drugs between May 15 and 22.

Jude Durr, prosecuting, said the drugs were found when police raided their flat after surveillance work when they were seen with drug users.

A dealers list and three mobile phones with text messages relating to drugs were also found.


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The court heard Pestell had three previous offences involving drugs, having received four years in July 2005 for possessing with intent to supply. He had only just been released from prison when he was arrested for these offences.

It was Loveridge's first drugs offence, having previous for burglary and handling.

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Judge Daniel Worsley said: “You both allowed your flat to be used for four days for the distribution of drugs brought down from London by a 15-year-old youth who was found living in your flat with you.”

The youth, who admitted supplying heroin and cocaine, was referred to a youth court in London for sentence.

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