Gorleston drug dealer sentenced

A GORLESTON drug dealer has been given a suspended sentence after police raided his home.

Leon Rouse, of Elm Avenue, pleaded guilty to possessing a Class A drug with intent to supply and was sentenced at Norwich Crown Court on Friday, December 3.

The 23-year-old was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment suspended for 24 months, ordered to carry out 275 hours of unpaid work.

Officers carried out a warrant at his home address on May 29 where a quantity of cocaine was found. Cash and scales were also seized.

The court made a confiscation order under the Proceeds of Crime Act for �2275.