The pot of gold is finally empty for one drug dealer as he faces time behind bars
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Caught running a Cannabis and Psilocin (magic mushroom) farm In Banstead, a drug dealer was sentenced to 16 months imprisonment at Guildford Crown Court on Friday (6 October).
James Rainbow, DOB 18/08/84, pleaded guilty for the production of a Class A drug and the production of a Class B drug.
On 5 September officers from the Reigate and Banstead Safer Neighbourhood Team conducted a Section 23 misuse of drugs warrant at a property in Holly Lane West, Banstead where they discovered the Farm containing 44 plants along with the Psilocin production.
PC Geordie Logan of the Reigate and Banstead Safer Neighbourhood Team said: “We’re committed to tackling drug dealing in the borough. If you’re concerned about potential drug dealing, please contact us online on the Surrey Police website, or via the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
“Please share as much information as you can with us, as it all helps us to keep the borough safe.”
If you are concerned about drug use or drug dealing in your area, contact us online or via the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. In an emergency, always dial 999.
What are the signs of potential drug dealing?
Lots of visitors, who don't stay very long, arriving at all times of the day and night
People waiting in cars outside particular properties exchanging small packets or cash
Lots of visitors bringing items such as TVs or bikes but leaving empty handed
Lone/vulnerable neighbours suddenly having groups of young men living at their address
What we want to know:
Time, date and place
Vehicle registrations and the make, model and colour
Descriptions of people and details of what they were doing