Adam Roberts was jailed after pleading guilty to possession with intent to supply

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth man jailed for more than five years after police seize £300k of class A and B drugs Bournemouth man jailed for more than five years after police seize £300k of class A and B drugs

A BOURNEMOUTH man has been jailed for five years and four months after police seized a haul of class A and class B drugs worth £300,000.

Adam Roberts, 32, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to supply class A and class B drugs at Bournemouth Crown Court on Monday February 10 and was sentenced at Dorchester Crown Court last Thursday.

He was handed down five years and four months’ imprisonment for possession with intent to supply class A drugs and one year and eight months’ in prison for possession with intent to supply class B drugs – both to be served at the same time.

The court heard evidence that on Friday November 30, 2012 police attended Roberts’ home address to make an arrest for an unrelated matter.

An extensive search of the property was carried out during which a large quantity of heroin, amphetamines and cannabis was discovered.

Roberts was arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply.

Detective Constable Roy Waters, of Bournemouth CID, said: “As a result of this investigation a large amount of drugs were taken off the streets of Dorset and a drug dealer has been jailed.

“His sentence serves as a reminder as to how seriously such offending is treated by the courts.

Dorset Police remains committed to reducing drug crime and will continue to pursue offenders and bring them to justice.”

The CPS prosecutor was James Kellam.

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12:56pm Mon 17 Mar 14

Controversial But True says...

So, in two and a half years, this vile parasitic creature will be supplying our ever growing junkie population again!!

Bring back the gallows!
So, in two and a half years, this vile parasitic creature will be supplying our ever growing junkie population again!! Bring back the gallows! Controversial But True
  • Score: 11

1:30pm Mon 17 Mar 14

ASM says...

said it before and will say it again, KFC at Lansdowne is full of druggies and deals go on right in front of your eyes, college students will be asked if they want to buy some cannabis.
Good work here, though by the police, taking down a big time low life scum bag and cleaning 1 big piece of sh' off the street.
said it before and will say it again, KFC at Lansdowne is full of druggies and deals go on right in front of your eyes, college students will be asked if they want to buy some cannabis. Good work here, though by the police, taking down a big time low life scum bag and cleaning 1 big piece of sh' off the street. ASM
  • Score: 11

2:25pm Mon 17 Mar 14

kalebmoledirt says...

Be awful to think that he had the drugs in his house for safe keeping and as yet to pay for them.Yet another ratbag playing gangster bringing misery to all that cross his path.But out before he is 35 to repay his debt to his master's.And that is justice
Be awful to think that he had the drugs in his house for safe keeping and as yet to pay for them.Yet another ratbag playing gangster bringing misery to all that cross his path.But out before he is 35 to repay his debt to his master's.And that is justice kalebmoledirt
  • Score: 6

3:57pm Mon 17 Mar 14

BIGTONE says...

He didn't do things by half then?
He didn't do things by half then? BIGTONE
  • Score: 5

8:05pm Mon 17 Mar 14

happimummi says...

Shame you never think about the people you're leaving behind...
Shame you never think about the people you're leaving behind... happimummi
  • Score: 2

8:19pm Mon 17 Mar 14

BIGTONE says...

happimummi wrote:
Shame you never think about the people you're leaving behind...
And the family's you devastate peddling addictive drugs.........
[quote][p][bold]happimummi[/bold] wrote: Shame you never think about the people you're leaving behind...[/p][/quote]And the family's you devastate peddling addictive drugs......... BIGTONE
  • Score: 7

8:25pm Mon 17 Mar 14

happimummi says...

BIGTONE wrote:
happimummi wrote:
Shame you never think about the people you're leaving behind...
And the family's you devastate peddling addictive drugs.........
I totally agree... I'm just on the other side here thinking of his children, who are totally innocent and will one day find out what their scumbag of a father did. Disgusts me.
[quote][p][bold]BIGTONE[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]happimummi[/bold] wrote: Shame you never think about the people you're leaving behind...[/p][/quote]And the family's you devastate peddling addictive drugs.........[/p][/quote]I totally agree... I'm just on the other side here thinking of his children, who are totally innocent and will one day find out what their scumbag of a father did. Disgusts me. happimummi
  • Score: 3

7:43am Tue 18 Mar 14

Mangiafuoco says...

Great news. However, five and a half years for dealing drugs..four and a half years for murder, as in the case of Andrew Young killed by a punch in Charminster. Something wrong there.
Great news. However, five and a half years for dealing drugs..four and a half years for murder, as in the case of Andrew Young killed by a punch in Charminster. Something wrong there. Mangiafuoco
  • Score: 8

9:37am Tue 18 Mar 14

uvox44 says...

the current approach to drugs isn't working- these headlines could have come from the 1980s just as easily. The police scratch the surface , they don't have the resources to anymore i doubt. The key is to legalise and regulate , help addicts get off drugs ( just as other drug addicts who use legal drugs eg cigarettes and alcohol are helped and not criminalised). That would take the drug dealers market away. Sadly this practical approach doesn't play well with those who feel that the hard law enforcement approach is the only answer- when clearly the lack of any real progress shows it blantantly isn't.
the current approach to drugs isn't working- these headlines could have come from the 1980s just as easily. The police scratch the surface , they don't have the resources to anymore i doubt. The key is to legalise and regulate , help addicts get off drugs ( just as other drug addicts who use legal drugs eg cigarettes and alcohol are helped and not criminalised). That would take the drug dealers market away. Sadly this practical approach doesn't play well with those who feel that the hard law enforcement approach is the only answer- when clearly the lack of any real progress shows it blantantly isn't. uvox44
  • Score: 2

12:11pm Tue 18 Mar 14

stevobath says...

uvox44 wrote:
the current approach to drugs isn't working- these headlines could have come from the 1980s just as easily. The police scratch the surface , they don't have the resources to anymore i doubt. The key is to legalise and regulate , help addicts get off drugs ( just as other drug addicts who use legal drugs eg cigarettes and alcohol are helped and not criminalised). That would take the drug dealers market away. Sadly this practical approach doesn't play well with those who feel that the hard law enforcement approach is the only answer- when clearly the lack of any real progress shows it blantantly isn't.
Totally agree. Of course if you suggest anything 'radical' you're called looney lefties.

Too many people making a living & huge profits from the 'War On Drugs', from the pharma companies selling millions £££s worth of Methadone/Subutex etc, to the inefficient explosion in 'Drug Counselling' & use of trendy new DBT or ' Mindfulness' crock.

When you get the heads of police forces up & down the country saying that a new approach needs to be taken maybe politicians should listen, instead of whipping up hysteria which the voters thrive on.
[quote][p][bold]uvox44[/bold] wrote: the current approach to drugs isn't working- these headlines could have come from the 1980s just as easily. The police scratch the surface , they don't have the resources to anymore i doubt. The key is to legalise and regulate , help addicts get off drugs ( just as other drug addicts who use legal drugs eg cigarettes and alcohol are helped and not criminalised). That would take the drug dealers market away. Sadly this practical approach doesn't play well with those who feel that the hard law enforcement approach is the only answer- when clearly the lack of any real progress shows it blantantly isn't.[/p][/quote]Totally agree. Of course if you suggest anything 'radical' you're called looney lefties. Too many people making a living & huge profits from the 'War On Drugs', from the pharma companies selling millions £££s worth of Methadone/Subutex etc, to the inefficient explosion in 'Drug Counselling' & use of trendy new DBT or ' Mindfulness' crock. When you get the heads of police forces up & down the country saying that a new approach needs to be taken maybe politicians should listen, instead of whipping up hysteria which the voters thrive on. stevobath
  • Score: 3

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