An 18-year-old man has been locked up for three years and three months after being convicted of possession of class A drugs.
Jordan Yankarran, of Westcliff Parade, Westcliff-on-Sea, appeared at Nottingham Crown Court on 28 March 2019. He was found guilty of possession of heroin with intent to supply and possession of cocaine with intent to supply.
Yankarran was arrested in St Marys Gardens, Newark, on 24 January 2019 after officers conducted a warrant at a property.
The investigation found that the house had been taken over as part of a county lines drug dealing operation and was being used as a hub for dealing class A drugs in the Newark area.
Yankarran was caught attempting to flush 30-40 wraps of heroin down the toilet. Officers also found a large quantity of cash, two mobile phones, a machete, a SIM card and a quantity of cannabis.
Inspector Heather Sutton, Neighbourhood Policing Inspector for Newark and Sherwood, said: “Drugs and drug dealing cause huge issues in communities and society as a whole. Class A drugs, like the one’s Yankarran was dealing, can have a big impact on someone’s health, even causing death in some circumstances. I’m pleased to see that these drugs have been taken off the streets and can no longer harm anyone.”