Drug gang member jailed for supplying cocaine and heroin in Swindon

A 25-year-old man from London has been sentenced to jail after pleading guilty to
possession with intent to supply crack cocaine and heroin.

Ali Mohammed of Haynes Drive, London, appeared at Swindon Crown Court on
Friday 10 March 2017 and was given a two year and eight months prison sentence.

On Thursday 9 February 2017, police conducted a section 23 misuse of drugs act search on a property in County Road, Swindon, where Ali Mohammed was found.

During the search, 11.86g of heroin (31 wraps), 8.28g of crack cocaine (36 wraps)
3.35g of cannabis and over a thousand pounds in cash were found; along with shotgun ammunition, two air rifles and two Samurai swords.

Mohamad pleaded guilty to two counts of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs (heroin and crack cocaine),  two counts of supplying Class A drugs (heroin and crack cocaine) plus one count of acquiring criminal property (cash) .

He appeared at Swindon Magistrates Court on Friday 10 February 2017 and was remanded in custody until sentencing on the 10 March 2017.

PC Luke Atkinson said: “This man was a member of a Dangerous Drug Network, based in London, but plying his trade in Swindon – targeting people, often the vulnerable, in our town.

“This is a great result thanks to the hard work of the Swindon South Community Policing Team and sends out the message that will always act on intelligence from the local community and will continue to robustly deal with those engaged in the supply of drugs on our streets.

“We will do everything we can to stop anyone responsible for organised crime and drug supply in Swindon and the rest of the county, and bring those involved to justice.

“We would also continue to encourage members of the public to report drug activity via 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 – we will act on all information we receive.”