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Man jailed after being collared for drug dealing in Dudley
2:28pm Monday 21st October 2013 in Local
A MAN caught selling drugs in Dudley by two plain clothes police officers has been put behind bars for two years.
Lee Davies, aged 25, was spotted sitting in a parked Ford Focus in Tipton Road and when the officers opened the door they immediately smelled cannabis.
Howard Searle, prosecuting, told Wolverhampton Crown Court the officers then searched Davies and the vehicle and recovered £55 worth of Class A and Class B drugs.
After his arrest the father-of-one maintained he had not realised some of the drugs were Class A and claimed he had been "taken in" by his own supplier.
Recorder David Bright told Davies: "You were well alive to what you were doing, if you want to dabble in drugs as a seller you must be aware of the risks."
Davies, of Leabrook Road, Wednesbury, admitted possessing drugs with intent to supply and the Recorder warned anyone caught dealing for money had to know they would be losing their liberty.
David Bratt, for Davies, said his client now wanted to put drugs behind him and put his life back on track after his release from custody.