Drug dealing pair made to pay for ill-gotten gains as police seize thousands of pounds

Police seize thousands of pounds from drug dealers

Luke Andrews

Daniel Bagwell

First published in News

POLICE have seized thousands of pounds of ill-gotten money from two convicted drug dealers in Bournemouth and Poole.

Luke James Andrews, 22, previously of Bournemouth, was given a four year prison sentence in 2013 after being found guilty of cannabis possession with intent to supply and possession of cocaine with intent to supply.

The offences related to a search warrant which was carried out in Argyll Road, Bournemouth, in July 2012.

Officers discovered a large quantity of herbal cannabis, cocaine, cash and drug paraphernalia.

Similar items were also seized from a vehicle and from Andrews’ home address.

In total, 3.9kg of cannabis and 158.89g of cocaine were seized with a street value of £27,099. A confiscation order for £28,604 was secured against Andrews by Dorset Police on June 6.

Daniel Bagwell, 32, of Poole, was also sentenced to four years’ imprisonment for possession with intent to supply class A drugs and money laundering.

Police found drugs and a large amount of cash when they searched Bagwell’s home in August last year.

A confiscation order totalling £21,270.97 was made against Bagwell at Bournemouth Crown Court on June 9.

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