Man sentenced for drug and driving offences – High Wycombe
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Following a Thames Valley Police investigation, a man has been sentenced for drug and driving offences in High Wycombe.
On Thursday (5/1) at Aylesbury Crown Court, Jesse Billingham, aged 24, of Ashurst Way, Oxford, was sentenced to five years’ imprisonment and has been disqualified from driving for three and a half years.
He pleaded guilty at a previous hearing on 21 October to two counts of possession with intent to supply a controlled drug of class A – namely cocaine and heroin, one count of driving whilst disqualified and one count of using a motor vehicle on a road/public place without third party insurance.
On 19 October last year, officers were carrying out unrelated enquiries at a café and motel in Studley Green. On searching one of the rooms, a large quantity of class A drugs were found.
Whilst officers were searching the room, Billingham returned in a car and was subsequently arrested.
He was charged on 20 October 2021.
Investigating officer PC James Devonald, based at Amersham police station, said: “I am pleased that Billingham has been sentenced for these offences.
“Our Stronghold team work tirelessly to bring offenders to justice and take drugs off our streets.
“If you have information about drug dealing in your area, please report it to us by calling 101 or making a report online so that we can take action.”