A 30-year-old man has been jailed for drug crimes in Aylesbury.

Dennis Kamau, of Morcom Road, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, pleaded guilty to a count each of possession with intent to supply crack cocaine and possession with intent to supply heroin in a hearing at Amersham Crown Court on Friday, May 28.

This is in relation to an incident at around 3pm on Monday, April 19this year, when officers from the Aylesbury Stronghold team detained Kamau for a stop and search on Tring Road within the town.

He was jailed on May 28

A quantity of class A drugs was recovered and following a search of an address linked to Kamau, further quantities of crack cocaine and heroin were seized to a value of more than £1,000.

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Kamau was charged the following day (Tuesday, April 20) and was remanded in custody, before pleading guilty to the offences.

He was sentenced to a total of two years and four months’ imprisonment.

Investigating officer PC Ben McNeill of the Aylesbury Stronghold team, said: “We will relentlessly pursue and prosecute drug dealers, who cause untold harm in our communities.

“Through the Thames Valley Police Stronghold campaign, we will actively target those who seek to exploit vulnerable individuals to their own ends and we will not rest until a County Line or a crime group is no more.

Bucks Free Press: The Tring Road in AylesburyThe Tring Road in Aylesbury

“Kamau will now serve a prison sentence as a result of his criminal activity, and I hope that this conviction will serve as a warning to others who seek to profit from such offences.

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“Our communities are important to us in tackling these issues, and I would urge anybody who has any information about drug supply to please report this to Thames Valley Police on 101 or online.

“You are also able to report 100 per cent anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”