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Drug dealer jailed for three years

News   •   Apr 13, 2018 16:19 BST

Jailed - Romarne Young

A drug dealer has been jailed following an investigation by Brent Gangs Unit.

Romarne Young, 24 (12.01.94) of Stafford Road, Brent was charged with offering to supply crack cocaine and heroin and possession of cocaine. Having previously entered a guilty plea, he appeared for sentencing at Harrow Crown Court on Friday, 13 April where he was sentenced to three years’ imprisonment.

At approximately 19:40hrs on 27 August, officers patrolling Albert Road, Kilburn spotted a blue Audi car acting suspiciously. When officers stopped the vehicle, Young was found inside with two mobile phones in his hands.

The vehicle was searched and cocaine was found under the driver’s seat.

The 24-year-old driver of the vehicle attempted to flee the scene but was detained.
When the driver was searched he was found to have concealed cannabis in his mouth and mobile phone.

Text messages on the mobile phones of both men identified them as supplying drugs.

Both males were arrested on suspicion of supplying drugs.

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Jo Trist from the Brent Gangs Unit said: “I am pleased with the sentence given. Young played a significant role in the supply of drugs across London. I hope the sentence handed down will give him adequate time to reflect on his criminal activity”.

If asked: The 24-year-old driver was charged with obstructing a search of the vehicle and possession of Cannabis. He was sentenced to eight weeks’ imprisonment at Hendon Magistrates’ court on 29 August.