A 33-year-old has been jailed for committing numerous drug crimes in Aylesbury.

Michael Jackson, 33, of Beechwood Way, pleaded guilty to one count each of being concerned in the supply of a controlled class B drug, possession with intent to supply a controlled class B drug – namely cannabis and acquiring, using or possessing criminal property, at Aylesbury Crown Court on December 20, 2023.

Returning to the same court for sentencing on Thursday, March 7, Jackson was sentenced to two years and four months in prison.

This comes after officers detained Jackson for a search under the Misuse of Drugs act on Owen Place, Aylesbury on December 19.

He was found in possession of two mobile phones and a large quantity of Cannabis and was arrested.

A subsequent search of his home address located more than £8,000 worth of cannabis, as well as over £47,000 in cash.

Investigating officer, PC James Gordon, based at Aylesbury police station said: “Michael Jackson was caught with a substantial amount of drugs in his possession.

“This sentence sends a message to people involved in the supply of drugs that drug dealing will not be tolerated in Aylesbury and we will be robust in our response.

“We will continue to pursue this criminal activity and look to protect vulnerable people and members of the community.

“We will proactively and robustly target and prosecute offenders. Our activity will be both visible and covert aimed at disrupting and pursuing offenders involved in the supply of drugs.

“Anyone with information about drug dealing can contact us by calling 101 or by making a report online.

“If you do not wish to speak to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 and they will take your information 100 per cent anonymous