Jail for crack cocaine dealer aged 18?

Burnley Crown Court.
Burnley Crown Court.

A teenage college student from Burnley who was dealing crack cocaine for two days has been warned he faces custody.

Burnley Crown Court was told how Mehran Khan (18) received 170 short calls on his mobile phone over 48 hours. A police expert said they were related to drug dealing.

Khan had four £20 wraps of the drug on him when he was arrested.

The defendant, of Colne Road, admitted possessing crack cocaine with intent to supply, on July 8th last year.

He had no previous convictions.