Crack cocaine dealer from Wembley sent to jail
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A drug dealer from Wembley who was caught with wraps of crack cocaine during a routine stop and search has been sent to jail.
Police discovered 10 wraps of the class A drug in a car after Michael Murray, 27, of Barnhill Road, had been stopped in Paige Avenue, Wembley, in possession of the vehicle’s key.
The officers also found a further three wraps and a large amount of cash at his home during a search.
Murray was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A and officers launched an investigation into his activities, bank accounts, whereabouts, earnings and lifestyle.
The six-month probe led to him facing further charges of possession with intent to supply crack cocaine and possession of criminal property in relation to the cash.
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At Harrow Crown Court he was found guilty of possession with intent to supply crack cocaine and possession of criminal property and jailed for three-and-a-half years.
DC Fiona Davidson, from Brent Police said: “This is a good result for the community of Brent and I am pleased that a drug dealer has been taken off the streets.
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“We will continue to target drug dealers and bring to justice those intent on breaking the law in Brent.”