A man who was caught with a ‘large quantity’ of crack cocaine, heroin and cash has been sentenced.

Twenty-year old Ogochjkwu Mcvin Nwankwo was stopped by police in Conniburrow Boulevard, Milton Keynes on October 17, 2018.

Police officers discovered the drugs and cash in his possession.

He was charged via postal requisition on April 30 2019.

Nwankwo pleaded guilty to two counts of possession with intent to supply class A drugs at Aylesbury Crown Court on Monday (May 18).

At the same hearing he was sentenced to three years and eight months’ detention in a Young Offenders Institution..

Investigating officer, PC Becci Wade, of the Stronghold Team, based at Milton Keynes police station, said: “Nwankwo was found to be in possession of a quantity of crack cocaine and heroin, looking to profit from the supply of these drugs.

“Thames Valley Police work hard to prevent drug-related crime in our communities.

“Through our Stronghold campaign, we continue to work in partnership to tackle serious organised crime and to stop those who seek to exploit vulnerable people for their own means.

“Also, our True Costs campaign aims to highlight the real impact of drug offences on the most vulnerable in our communities.

“Children as young as seven in the UK have been groomed into the world of drugs and we are exploring what the real harm is in taking a little cocaine.”

“You can find out more on our website (https://www.thamesvalley.police.uk/police-forces/thames-valley-police/areas/c/true-costs/) and get involved in the conversation using #TrueCosts.”