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Haverhill drugs seizure leads to suspended sentence for dealer




A man from Haverhill who was found in possession of 450grams of cannabis and more than £3,000 in cash when his home was raided by police has been sentenced to ten months in prison, suspended for 18-months.

Anthony Kendall, 56, of Shire Court, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to supply cannabis when he appeared before Judge Martyn Levett at Ipswich Crown Court today.

He also pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine and to possession of ecstasy.

Digital scales used to weigh drugs. Picture: Cambridge Constabulary (illustrative purposes only)
Digital scales used to weigh drugs. Picture: Cambridge Constabulary (illustrative purposes only)

The court heard that Kendall's house was raided by police on May 10, 2019, when officers seized 450 g of cannabis, some of it resin but the majority herbal, with a combined street value of of between £2,500 and £2,970.

They also found, said Judge Levett, £3,220 in cash, weighing scales, mobile phones with numerous messages on them relating to the selling of cannabis, 4g of cocaine and 'four to five tablets of ecstasy'.

Judge Levett sentenced Kendall to ten months in prison, suspended for 18 months and to 28 days in prison - to run concurrently - for each of the other offences.

Ipswich Crown Court
Ipswich Crown Court

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