A man has been jailed after admitting to drug offences following a stop-and-search in December last year.
Zishran Ali, 29, of Ash Street, Burton, was sentenced to two-years-and-three-months in prison at Stafford Crown Court on Thursday 10 March.
He pleaded guilty to acquiring/using/possessing criminal property, being concerned in the supply of heroin, being concerned in the supply of crack cocaine and being in possession of a controlled drug of class B - cannabis/cannabis resin at an earlier hearing on 13 January.
Ali had also pleaded not guilty to being in possession with intent to supply a controlled drug of class A - crack cocaine and being in possession with intent to supply a controlled drug of class A – heroin.
The court heard how officers carried out a stop-and-search on Ali on 9 December 2021 on Ash Street, Burton.
Ali was found to be in possession of suspected class A drugs and mobile phones. The drugs and phones were seized by officers.
He was arrested a short time later on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A drugs – crack cocaine and heroin.
A search of an address in Burton was carried out by officers where they seized £526 in cash, cannabis, a mobile phone, scales and sim cards.
Detective Sergeant Jon Bradbury of Staffordshire Police, said: “We are pleased with the sentence given to Ali.
"We hope it serves as a reminder that dedicated teams within the force are proactively investigating drug crimes in the community and seeking out prolific offenders."