A man has been jailed for four years having pleaded guilty over drug offences in Burton.
Kurtis Baker, 22, of Short Street, Burton, was sentenced at Stafford Crown Court on Tuesday (22 March) to four-years-and-two-months (50 months) in prison for two counts of acquiring / using / possessing criminal property and being concerned in the supply of class A and B drugs.
The court heard how officers carried out a search of an address in Burton on 4 May 2020.
Officers found and seized cash, drugs and scales.
Baker was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A drugs and released pending further enquiries.
Officers carried out a stop-and-search on Baker at around 3.40pm on 6 July 2020 on Sandalwood Road, Burton.
He was found to be in possession of a small amount of cannabis, cash and mobile phones, which were seized by officers. He was arrested on suspicion of acquiring / using / possessing criminal property and being concerned in the supply of class A and B drugs.
Officers also discovered messages on one of the mobiles phones seized and found the man was involved in the supply of cannabis, crack cocaine and heroin.
Detective Sergeant Jon Bradbury, of Staffordshire Police Disruption Team South, said: “We are pleased with the sentence handed to Baker.
"We hope it serves as a reminder that dedicated teams within the force are proactively investigating drug crimes in the community."