Jail for man found with cocaine worth £30,000

By Michael Upton | 22/11/2017

Jail for man found with cocaine worth £30,000

A MAN found with a haul of cocaine worth £30,000 has been jailed for three years.

Officers also discovered £10,000 in cash at the Warmsworth home of Shaun Foley (pictured).

Foley, of Aldcliffe Crescent, was sentenced at Sheffield Crown Court on Thursday (16 November) after admitting possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.

Officers working as part of the Operation Zeus team, which targets serious and organised crime, seized the drugs — 400g of cocaine with h a purity of over 90 per cent, after executing a warrant at the property in February.

The £10,000 cash is now subject to a Proceeds of Crime Act hearing.

Investigating officer Det Sgt John Yoxall said: “Without doubt, our streets are now a safer place without Foley and his drug dealing enterprise.

“This was a significant result and takes between £15,000 and £30,000 of cocaine out of circulation.

“Drugs ruin and indeed take lives, and we will continue in our fight against criminals like Foley who make money out of vulnerable people.”

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