Harrow man jailed for drug charges


A 35-year-old man has been sentenced to two years and two months imprisonment for possessing a controlled drug of Class A – Methadone and possessing with intent to supply a controlled drug of Class B – Cannabis at Harrow Crown Court yesterday.

A confiscation of £4300 was also made.

Gerald Byrne, 35, of The Broadway, Wealdstone pleaded guilty on 28 February at a preliminary hearing.

On February 27, officers executed a section 23 misuse of drugs act warrant at an address in The Broadway, Wealdstone. Officers were let into the property by workmen at the address and Byrne was located in the bedroom.

During the search, officers discovered a quantity of cannabis, a bottle of methadone, drug paraphernalia and around £4300 in cash. Byrne was arrested on suspicion of possession of Class A & B drugs and proceeds of crime act offences.

Officer in the case, PC Leon Williams of the Wealdstone Proactive Team said: “This is a great result for the community and is a reflection of our drive to actively target criminals. This is proactive policing; Being part of the community, conducting research, gathering intelligence and taking action to stay on top of criminality. Making Harrow the safest borough in London.”




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