Drug dealer jailed after arrest in Chelmsford

A drug dealer has been jailed for two-and-a-half years.

Orhan Ahmedov was stopped by officers in Wharf Road, Chelmsford, on Monday November 4 after they saw him acting suspiciously near to a car park by Iceland.

They searched him and found 342 wraps of suspected Class A drugs as well as two mobile phones and more than £120 in cash.

Another 71 wraps were found when he was searched again in custody.
Tests identified the drugs as cocaine and heroin.

Ahmedov, 19, of no fixed address, was charged with two counts of possession with intent to supply heroin and cocaine.

He pleaded guilty when he appeared at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court the following day.

He was jailed for 30 months at Chelmsford Crown Court on Wednesday May 20.

He was also ordered to pay £180 victim surcharge and £124.95 found on him was seized under the Proceeds of Crime Act.

Investigating officer Sergeant Harriet Ware said: “Drugs are a scourge on our society and we continue to do everything we can tackle and bring to justice those infecting our communities with them.”

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Mick Ferris

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