Jail for dealer who hid heroin in his sock

Preston Crown Court

Preston Crown Court

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A man stopped by police and found with Class A drugs, has been jailed for seven years.

Mark Wilkinson (37), of Chapel Street, Brierfield, had nearly 5g of heroin in his pocket and sock, two mobile phones and cash.

He was found guilty of possession with intent to supply, at Preston Crown Court.

PC David Richardson said: “Drug dealing on our streets will not be tolerated and those who participate in these activities will be targeted and pursued through the courts.”