Drugs are always seen as an easy route to quick money. That is not always the case though. Talvin Singh, was arrested in connection with the supply of drugs after being stopped in Tunbridge Wells on March 13.
On the night in question, police from the Tunbridge Wells Community Policing Team found
- 19 deals of heroin,
- 24 deals of crack cocaine
- two larger wraps containing crack cocaine and heroin in his car,
- four mobile phones were also seized containing messages arranging the supply of drugs and £400.
The drugs were analysed and found to have an estimated street value of between £1,050 and £2,100. Bahia was later charged with possessing heroin and crack cocaine with intent to supply.
Eight days later on March 21, Singh was arrested again after officers executed a search warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act at an address in West Street, Gravesend and found him present with the occupier, Emma Lawson.
He was found to have:
- 46 deals of heroin and cocaine in a trouser pocket,
- two larger wraps of heroin and cocaine found on a sofa,
- £600 from a coat pocket and mobile phones containing messages about drug dealing.
The drugs had an estimated street value of £3,560.
Singh was arrested and later charged with possession of heroin and cocaine with intent to supply. The 21-year-old pleaded to all the charges and was sentenced at Maidstone Crown Court on Monday September 30 to two years and nine months in prison.
His co-defendant, 26-year-old Emma Lawson, also pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine and heroin with intent to supply and was jailed for two years and seven months, reports Kent Online.