Dealers jailed after cocaine worth £39,000 found in Fakenham

Three men have been jailed after cocaine worth £39,000 was found in a home in Fakenham.

Edward Hadley, 27, of Mervyn King Close in Fakenham, Liam Tooke, 27, of Wensum Way in Fakenham, and Wesley Woodford, 28 and of no fixed address, were sentenced on Wednesday at Norwich Crown Court.

It comes after police raided Hadley’s home in August and found bags of cocaine and ketamine as well as all three men.

The raid took place at Hadley’s home in Fakenham

The quantity of cocaine seized had an estimated street value of £39,000.

Officers also found £10,000 in cash as well as multiple mobile phones and a set of digital scales.

The three were arrested and taken to Wymondham Police Station for questioning, where they were later charged with being concerned in the supply of a Class A drug and possession of criminal property.

Hadley was sentenced to six years and eight months in prison after pleading guilty to being concerned in the supply of a Class A drug, namely cocaine, and possession of criminal property.

He was also found to have breached his previous suspended sentence.

Tooke also pleaded guilty to being concerned in the supply of a Class A drug, namely cocaine, and was sentenced to three years and four months in prison.

Liam Tooke was sentenced to more than three years in prison (Image: Norfolk Police)

Woodford was handed a nine-month prison sentence after pleading guilty to possession with intent to supply a Class A drug, namely ketamine.

Investigating Officer Sgt Daniel Shelley said: “Dealing drugs in our local communities will not be tolerated.

“This type of criminal behaviour can have a devastating impact and we will continue to work to remove the threat it can pose.”

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