Two men jailed after they were found with 15 kilos of cocaine at Crayford address

PUBLISHED: 13:06 17 December 2015 | UPDATED: 13:06 17 December 2015

Drugs seized

Drugs seized


The two were sentenced on Monday

Nicholas ClenshawNicholas Clenshaw

Two men who were found in possession of 15 kilos of cocaine and a quantity of MDMA have been jailed for a combined sentence of eight years.

The drugs were found at an address in Crayford, after one man, Andrew Deal, 50, High Street, Gravesend was stopped by police on March 10 this year, after he left an address in Crayford, police discovered a kilogramme of cocaine on his person and was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.

Officers then searched the address Deal had just left, where they discovered 14kgs of cocaine, as well as Nicholas Clenshaw, 44 of Dale Road, Crayford, who was also arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.

On December 14 at Southwark Crown Court, Clenshaw was jailed for six years after pleading guilty to supply of Class A drugs, (cocaine), possession with intent to supply, (cocaine) possession of Class A drugs (MDMA), possession of Ampthetamine and possession of an identity document with proper intent, as he had an Irish passport in the name of a deceased man.

Andrew DealAndrew Deal

Deal pleaded guilty to possession with intent to supply Class A drugs (cocaine) and possession of criminal property. He was sentenced to two years and six months in prison.

Detective superintendent Bernie Galopin, from Bexley Borough police said:

“Drugs cause serious harm to local communities so this seizure is good news for the local community in Crayford.

“We would urge anybody who has concerns that drugs are either being used or supplied in their local neighbourhood to contact police or Crimestoppers, which is completely anonymous, so that we can then investigate and take action where appropriate.”

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