Stonebridge drug dealer jailed for four years

Crook was caught during routine stop and search

A drugs dealer who was caught with heroin and cocaine during a routine stop and search has been jailed for four years.

Sean Philip Grant, 27, of Lawrence Avenue, Stonebridge, tried to run away when he was stopped by police in Crownhill Road, Harlesden, on July 11 this year.

He was pursued into nearby Burns Road and put up a violent struggle when he was held down by police and residents how had come to the officers aid.

He was found with 14 wraps of heroin and 11 wraps of cocaine on his possession.

When police searched his home they found a metal safe in his garden which contained �895 in cash and uncut heroin.

The safe contents were forensically linked to Grant.

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Altogether police seized a total of �400 worth of class A drugs from Grant.

He admitted possession with intent to supply crack cocaine and heroin and was sentenced at Harrow Crown Court on Monday (10).

PC Paul Connelly, investigating officer, said: “This is an example how police stop and search tactics have identified, disrupted and imprisoned a class A drug supplier operating on the streets of Brent.

“It is well documented that controlled drugs blight the lives of members of the community and Brent police will continue to identify and convict those concerned in drug offences.”