A drug dealer who was caught with £4,000 worth of cocaine in a New Year’s Eve police raid on his Eynesbury home has been jailed.

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On Monday (December 9), Imran Hussain, of Howitts Lane, was sentenced at Peterborough Crown Court to four years in prison after admitting a string of possession with intent to supply charges.

The court heard how officers raided the 20-year-old’s home after reports of suspicious activity at the address.

As well as the cocaine, they also discovered £1,500 of cannabis. Hussain was arrested and charged with three counts of possession with intent to supply drugs, two for class B drugs and one for class A.

In May, he was caught with drugs again, this time when he was in a car being driven by James Picking in St Neots. Several bags of cannabis and cocaine were found under a back seat. He was again arrested and charged with four counts of possession with intent to supply drugs, two each for class A and B.

Hussain was caught with drugs at his home again in July after police went there on a separate matter and was charged with a further count of intent to supply class B drugs.

Picking, 19, of High Street, Graveley, was found to have offered to supply cocaine to a woman via a social networking website. He admitted offering to supply cannabis and cocaine. He was given a 12-month sentence, suspended for 18 months, given a six-month curfew and ordered to carry out 80 hours’ unpaid work.

Detective Constable James Howard said: “This sentence should serve as a warning to those who chose to deal drugs in Cambridgeshire that the law will eventually catch up with you and you will face the consequences.”

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