Following an investigation by Thames Valley Police, a man has been sentenced to four years and 10 months’ imprisonment for drug-dealing offences.
Tajal Campbell, aged 20, of St George’s Road, Reading, was sentenced at Reading Crown Court on Friday (9/11). Campbell pleaded guilty to one count each of possession with intent to supply class A drugs – namely cocaine, being concerned in the supply of heroin, being concerned in the supply of cocaine, and two counts of being concerned in the supply of class B drugs – namely cannabis.
Between 21 November 2021 and 5 May 2023, Campbell was found to be involved in drug-dealing in Reading. As part of the investigation, officers recovered over £3,000 of cash, as well as cannabis and cocaine. Officers also recovered phones which were linked to drug dealing.
He was charged on 5 May 2023.
Detective Constable Aimee Usher, based in Reading police station, said: “Officers in Reading are committed to targeting those who seek to deal drugs which has a detrimental effect on our communities.
“We will relentlessly pursue people who are dealing drugs, investigate them and bring them before the courts to face justice.
“Information we receive from the public plays a vital role in us bringing offenders to justice.
“If you have any information we would encourage you to report it to us through our online reporting page on our website.”