Drug dealer in jail for attempting to smuggle cocaine and MDMA into Secret Garden Party
A DRUG dealer who tried to smuggle cocaine and MDMA into the Secret Garden Party last year has been jailed.
Dean Chambers, 26, was caught with 100 tablets and 10 wrpas containing powder in his underwear as he tried to entre the Abbots Ripton festival on July 23.
Met police officers had to break through a large metal cage to search his house, in Bell Green Lane, London, was searched after Chambers was arrested. They found drugs, scales and �19,000 hidden under the kitchen skirting boards.
Chambers pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of a class A drug with intent to supply, three counts of possessing a class A drug and two counts of possessing a class C drug.
He was jailed for two and a half years at Huntingdon Crown Court on Monday (March 26) and a Proceeds of Crime Act application will take place on May 5 for the recovered cash.
Detective Constable Andy Macdonald said: “Chambers was looking to cash in by selling drugs at the Secret Garden Party, but his actions have cost him his freedom and potentially a large amount of money.
“We will not tolerate the use and supply of drugs anywhere in Cambridgeshire and will continue to target anyone involved in such criminality. Anyone who is thinking about bringing illegal substances to events being held in the county should be warned they face being caught and put before the courts.”