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Man jailed as police in Chesterfield continue drugs crackdown

Officers working to tackle the importation of drugs into Chesterfield and Derbyshire, have successfully identified and arrested a man that has now been jailed.

Kasim Iqbal of Raeburn Road, Sheffield, was travelling from Sheffield to Chesterfield on June 7, when his car was stopped by officers.

 

He was found in possession of crack cocaine, cannabis and a knife.

 

He pleaded guilty on Thursday, July 6, to possession with intent to supply a Class A drug, possession of a Class B drug and possession of a bladed article.

 

Iqbal was sentenced to 30 months in prison.

It is part of an ongoing operation by Derbyshire Police to try and stop the supply of drugs into the communities around Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire. You can read more about the force's 'County Lines' operation here:

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