Drug dealers, armed robbers and more are among some of the worst criminals locked up in Bucks over the past month.

Fortunately for the community, there are a few fewer criminals on our streets thanks to the work of Thames Valley Police.

Take a look below for the full list of criminals locked up in June.

Sonachi Obasi:

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Police found drugs and cash in the High Wycombe hotel room of Sonachi Obasi after he attempted to run from officers.

Obasi, of Invicta Grove, Northolt, was seen by officers meeting with two known drug users at the top of the alleyway that separates Castle Street and Priory Avenue on January 22.

After giving chase, the officers found large amounts of crack cocaine and heroin on the ground.

While being transported to custody, officers conducted enquiries at nearby hotels and identified the one where Obasi had been staying.

Staff gave consent for police to enter hisroom, where further class A drugs were located, along with scales with residue, a blade for preparing wraps, cling-film and a large quantity of cash in bundles.

The 22-year-old was jailed for three years at Aylesbury Crown Court.

Nikel Shani and Zamir Skendreaj:

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These two cannabis farmers were both jailed for three years and two months for growing illegal substances in High Wycombe.

Officers forced entry to an address in Malmers Well Road in November last year after reports it was being used to produce cannabis.

Nikel Shani, aged 26, and Zamir Skendreaj, aged 35, both of Palmers Green, London were arrested after they ran into the garden.

A total of 98 cannabis plants of varying stages of growth were located as well as items used in the production of cannabis.

A jury found them guilty of one count each of producing a controlled drug of class B – cannabis and using electricity without authority.

Thomas Ayling and Adam Booth:

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These two men from Princes Risborough were collectively sentenced toover  five years in prison following a terrifying robbery in the town.

Thomas Ayling, 36, and Adam Booth, 40, both of Crossfield Road, pleaded guilty to the crime at Amersham Law Courts on Monday, June 6.

Ayling and Booth entered a shop, went behind the till and threatened staff with a hammer, before using the weapon to open the registers and steal money.

Ayling was sentenced to three years in prison while Booth was sentenced to two years and four months.

Hyzaifah Khan:

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Khan was arrested in Aylesbury in February 2021 when police saw him in Milton Road meeting with two drug users.

When the officers tried to approach Khan, he ran away from them and threw two bundles of Class A drugs under some parked cars.

After a short chase, officers caught up with the offender and detained him, finding that he was carrying £455 in cash.

Khan, 20, of Park Street, Luton, pleaded guilty to two counts of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.

He was sentenced to three years behind bars at Aylesbury Crown Court on May 30.

Daniel Dumont:

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Daniel Dumont, 38, of no fixed abode, was sentenced to three years and four months in prison at Aylesbury Crown Court.

Dumont was arrested in April when he was spotted by police at the back of a property in West Wycombe Road

As the officers approached Dumont in their police car, they saw him quickly move towards some bushes and discard something in them.

When they searched the bushes, officers found cling film packages containing heroin and cocaine.

Following his arrest, Dumont pleaded guilty to one count each of possession with intent to supply heroin, possession with intent to supply cocaine and possession of cannabis.

Benjamin Hellon:

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This drug dealer who was caught with hundreds of pounds worth of heroin and crack cocaine was locked up for three years and nine months. 

On February 8, police caught Hellon carrying drugs after they stopped and searched him in Dunsham Lane, Aylesbury.

A search of the offender's home uncovered £640-worth of heroin and £380-worth of crack cocaine, as well as large amounts of cash.

Hellon, of Ladbroke Close in Aylesbury, was locked up on June 13.

Waqas Ali:

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This drug dealer who crashed his car after police saw him selling illegal substances was jailed for three years and six months.

Waqas Iqbal, aged 25, of High Wycombe was spotted by officers in March 2020 making an exchange with another person in Amersham Road, High Wycombe.

When the officers tried to stop him, Iqbal made off in his car before crashing nearby. Drugs were later found in the vehicle.

The offender pleaded guilty to possession with intent to supply cocaine and heroin, as well as one count of dangerous driving.

Ashley Whittaker:

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Whittaker was searched under the Misuse of Drugs Act in March, where he was found to have three wraps of cocaine, two mobile phones and over £1,000 in cash.

A subsequent house search at his home address led to a further 50g of cocaine, over £5,000 in cash, around £18,000 worth of designer goods, and an extendable stun device being found.

Whittaker, 32, of Webbs Meadow, Aylesbury, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to supply a controlled class A drug; possession of a weapon for the discharge of a noxious liquid, gas or electrical incapacitation device; and acquiring, using or possessing criminal property.

He was sentenced to two years and 10 months in prison.