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Bury St Edmunds drug dealer Sam Roles ‘blighted the community and made life a misery for many’





A Bury St Edmunds drug dealer who ‘blighted the community and made life a misery for many’ has pleaded guilty to a series of offences.

Sam Roles, 25, of Winthrop Road, admitted offences involving cocaine and cannabis at Ipswich Crown Court on Wednesday.

He was arrested on April 16 and has been remanded to prison to be sentenced at a date still to be fixed.

Sam Roles, 25, of Winthrop Road, admitted offences involving cocaine and cannabis at Ipswich Crown Court on Wednesday. Picture: Stock
Sam Roles, 25, of Winthrop Road, admitted offences involving cocaine and cannabis at Ipswich Crown Court on Wednesday. Picture: Stock

Roles admitted conspiring to supply a class A controlled drug - cocaine - and a class B controlled drug between December 1, 2022 to May 11, 2023.

He pleaded guilty to being concerned in the fraudulent evasion of a prohibition on the importation of a class B drug between November 1, 2022 and May 11, 2023.

He also admitted possession with intent to supply a controlled drug of Class B - cannabis - on May 10, 2023 as well as acquire / use / possess criminal property on May 10, 2023 and April 16 this year.

PC Bedford, from the West Kestrel team based in Bury, said: “Roles is an individual who blighted the local community with his drug dealing and made life a misery for many people.

“We will continue seek justice, to take robust action against those who blight our communities by dealing drugs and who also prey on vulnerable people in the process.”