Neasden drug dealer dived under duvet for cover

He was found in stranger’s flat trying to hide from people he owed money to

A HEROIN dealer who tried to hide from his creditors by snuggling under the duvet of a stranger’s bed has been jailed for three years.

Romain Morrison, of Lawrence Way, Neasden, was found hiding in the woman’s bed in her Cheltenham home after the terrified resident reported an intruder in her home.

Gloucester Crown Court heard when the police arrived the 20-year-old told them he had hid in her flat as he was being chased by people he owed �40.

Carole Knotts, defending, said Morrison had moved to Cheltenham in 2007 said to get away from a ‘scene’ he was involved with and he had not offended for three years.

She added he was an intelligent young man with qualifications in IT, maths, English and science and he wanted to become a responsible citizen with a job.

But, when he was discovered hiding in the woman’s bed he was found with heroin with a street value of around �1,000.

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Morrison admitted possessing heroin with intent to supply.

.He entered a late plea of guilty on the day of his trial last week.

The judge sentenced Morrison to three years in a young offender institution minus the 60 days he has already served on remand.