A man from Welwyn Garden City has been handed a prison sentence for being concerned in the supply of class A drugs.
Ben Morris, aged 25, of Heronswood Road in Welwyn Garden City, appeared at St Albans Crown Court on Friday 29 September.
He was sentenced to three years and four months imprisonment for being concerned in the supply of crack cocaine and heroin.
Morris previously pled guilty at a hearing at Hatfield Remand Court on Wednesday 6 September. He was then remanded in custody ahead of his sentencing.
Morris had been arrested on Tuesday 5 September in a raid carried out on his address by officers from the constabulary’s Operation Scorpion and Operation Mantis, which tackle county lines drug dealing.
A phone and a bladed article were recovered from the address along with a quantity of cash and a high-value Rolex watch.
Detective Inspector Bianca Broadbent, from the Welwyn Hatfield Local Crime Unit, said: “We are determined to get drugs off the streets of Welwyn Hatfield.
“I hope residents feel reassured that Morris is behind bars and I hope he uses the time to reflect on his criminality and the impact it had on the community.
“My teams will continue working hard to find and arrest criminals just like Morris, to keep you safe and protect our most vulnerable from harm.”
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