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Aylesbury man found with drugs in sandwich bags sentenced

The cannabis had a street value of £2,350.

Published by Dan Gooding at 3:11pm 3rd December 2019. (Updated at 3:14pm 3rd December 2019) 2-minute read.

Aylesbury man found with drugs in sandwich bags sentenced

A man found with sandwich bags full of cannabis in Aylesbury has been sentenced.

In August 2018, Imthiaz Hussain, was stopped near his home by police who found the drugs.

When they searched the 22-year-old's home on Oak Green, they found more cannabis worth around £2,350.

A mobile phone was also seized which showed evident of drug dealing activity.

He has pleaded guilty to possession with intent to supply and possession of criminal property of over £1,500 in cash from the proceeds of drug dealing.

Hussain's sentence was:

  • 9 months’ imprisonment, suspended for 2 years
  • An order to undertake 175 hours unpaid work
  • Told to forfeit £1,585 in cash obtained through drug dealing

This cash has been awarded to a local charity.

Imthiaz Hussain cannabis
Cannabis found in Imthiaz Hussain's bedroom

Hussain was arrested on 27 August 2019 and charged on 7 September 2019.

Investigating officer, Detective Constable James Lacey, of Force CID based at Aylesbury, said:

“I am satisfied that Hussain has been convicted for seeking to make a profit out of drug dealing.

“Drug dealers cause untold harm to the most vulnerable people in our communities, and fund their lifestyle at the detriment of other people’s physical and mental health.

“Thames Valley Police though our Stronghold campaign will always pursue those people who seek to profit from selling drugs, carrying out detailed investigations, and bringing offenders to justice. If you have information about drug dealing in your community, please contact us on 101, or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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