A 22-year-old man has been jailed for over six years after admitting possessing significant amounts of Class A drugs.
Yash Kotecha, formerly of Nethershire Lane, Sheffield, appeared at Sheffield Crown Court on Tuesday 5 March to be sentenced after pleading guilty to two counts of possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply.
He was sentenced to six years and four months in prison.
On 19 November 2018, officers from Sheffield’s Tasking Team executed a warrant at a property in Foundry Court, Burngreave.
Inside, significant quantities of cocaine, MDMA, LSD and cannabis with a street value of over £20,000.
At the time of his arrest, Kotecha was already subject to a suspended jail sentence, having been convicted of similar offences in 2017.
PC Gareth Webb, the investigating officer, said: “Kotecha continued to engage in drug-related criminality, despite the fact that he was on a suspended sentence for similar offending.
“He continued to deal Class A and B drugs across Sheffield in huge amounts and was making large sums of money from doing so.
“This lengthy prison sentence should be a warning to others engaged in drug supply in Sheffield that we are absolutely dedicated to finding you and bringing you before the courts.”
Pictured are some of the drugs seized.
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