Northwich man jailed for producing and supplying illegal drugs
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A man from Northwich has been jailed after he pleaded guilty to being involved in the production and supply of class A and B drugs.
The 24-year-old, of Fishpool Road, Delamere, had previously pleaded guilty to being concerned in the supply of class A and B drugs (cocaine and cannabis), possession with intent to supply class B drugs (cannabis) and production of class B drugs (cannabis).
He also admitted possession of criminal property.
The case began at around 11.40pm on Friday 28 October 2022, when police were called to reports of an unrelated incident at Dalefords Manor caravan site.
Officers attended the scene and Stallard was arrested in relation to the matter, upon his arrest he told officers that there were some cannabis plants and a large quantity of cash in his caravan.
A search of the property was undertaken during which officers discovered a quantity of cannabis worth between £4020 and £6225, along with 58.9 grams of cannabis resin worth between £160 and £340.
Police also found £5640 in cash and a small cannabis farm with five plants which had a potential yield of between £4180 and £6565.
Following his arrest Stallard admitted to officers that he had been producing and supplying cannabis in the local area. He also told officers that he was addicted to cocaine and had been selling the class A drug to other users.
Police Constable Matthew Uren, of Northwich Proactive Unit, said:
“I welcome the sentence handed to Stallard and I hope that his conviction sends out a warning to others.
“Illegal drugs have a hugely detrimental impact, and we are committed to doing all we can to remove those involved in the supply of such drugs from our communities.
“In Stallard’s case he made a full admission to the fact that that he was involved in the production and sale of illegal drugs and is now facing the consequences of his actions.
“While Stallard is now behind bars our fight against illegal drugs, and those who supply them, continues.
“Intelligence supplied by members of the public is crucial to this fight and I urge anyone with any information about suspected drug related activity in their community to get in touch.
“You will be listened to and we will investigate the matter.”