Three admit drugs charges
THREE men who were caught supplying class A drugs following undercover police stings have pleaded guilty.
THREE men have pleaded guilty to supplying class A drugs after being caught by an undercover police sting.
The offenders were caught in Ipswich and Felixstowe as part of Operation Towpath which was part of the larger Operation Bivalve which led to dozens of arrests in June.
A number of those charged by Suffolk police appeared at South East Suffolk Magistrates Court in Ipswich on Wednesday.
Glen Jackson, of Anchor Street, Ipswich pleaded guilty to supplying heroin and crack cocaine.
The court heard that on February 17 an undercover police officer spoke to a man in Ipswich town centre about “scoring drugs”.
A number of phone calls were then made and the police officer was taken to meet Jackson who produced two wraps of drugs out of his mouth worth �40. The court heard that on July 16 he handed himself into Ipswich police station and was interviewed.
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Naomi Turner, prosecuting, said: “He fully admitted the offence and said that he works and does not deal and only did it for a favour.”
Jackson was committed to Ipswich Crown Court where he will be sentenced at a later date.
Also pleading guilty to supplying heroin and crack cocaine was Kieran Goodall, 19, from Russell Road, Felixstowe. He was caught after handing over heroin and crack cocaine with another person to an undercover police officer in Felixstowe on June 25.
In police interviews he denied “dealing”. He was committed to Ipswich Crown Court for sentence at a later date.
Paul Bassham, from Kings Way, Ipswich, pleaded guilty to five charges of supplying heroin between June 4 and 10.
The 28-year-old was remanded in custody and will be sentenced at Ipswich Crown Court on August 6.