Liam Haliday, a 23-year-old drug dealer from Hemingford Grey, has been jailed after he threw a bag of cocaine onto a garage roof.

Haliday was seen by police officers getting into a taxi outside of his home in St Ives Road, Hemingford Grey, on November 1.

The officers stopped the taxi, but Haliday tried to escape from them and ran onto a nearby driveway.

He then threw a bag of cocaine, with a value of £2,500, onto a garage roof.

After he was arrested, Haliday was found to be carrying cannabis, scales, deal bags, a burner phone, £90 in cash, and an iPhone, in his bag.

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Haliday appeared at Cambridge Crown Court on Thursday (February 29) where he was sentenced to three years and eight months in prison, having pleaded guilty to possession with intent to supply class A drugs.

Detective Constable Matthew Filby, who investigated, said: "Haliday was caught in the act by our vigilant neighbourhood police officers who also secured the evidence required for a prosecution.

“Cocaine and other class A drugs trap people in addiction, leaving communities to bear the consequences.

"We are dedicated to pursuing drug dealers and bringing them before the courts.”