Jail for pair caught with heroin and crack cocaine

By Gareth Dennison | 10/01/2019

Jail for pair caught with heroin and crack cocaine
Remy Trey Powell (left) and Josiah Stephen Bent

TWO men caught carrying heroin and crack cocaine to sell in Rotherham have been jailed for two-and-a-half years each.

Remy Trey Powell (25), formerly of Woodhouse Lane, Sheffield, and Josiah Stephen Bent (26), formerly of Middlewood Lodge, Sheffield, admitted possession with intent to supply class A drugs.

Police in Rotherham found multiple wraps of the drugs in November 2016 when they stopped a vehicle in which the pair were travelling.

Sgt Denis Plaistow, from Rotherham’s organised crime team, said: “These two individuals were stopped carrying significant quantities of class A drugs, with clear intentions to supply into the Rotherham area.

“I am pleased they admitted responsibility for this crime before the courts.

“Criminals who seek the sanctuary of other areas within South Yorkshire to conduct criminal activity should know that they are not safe.

“As an organisation, South Yorkshire Police will relentlessly pursue those individuals and seek to prosecute and disrupt their criminal enterprise.”

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