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Betting debt dealer jailed for 45 months

A PENSIONS administrator has been jailed for 45 months after turning to drug dealing when he ran up gambling debts.

A PENSIONS administrator has been jailed for 45 months after turning to drug dealing when he ran up gambling debts.

Gareth Morris made £1000 after selling cocaine for a fortnight before police raided his flat.

The High Court in Edinburgh heard that on December 14 last year police received information that drugs were at Morris’ rented flat at Meggetland View.

They forced entry armed with a search warrant and found more than £4000 in cash, eight mobiles, mixing equipment, cocaine worth about £400 on the streets and 2.4 kilos of benzocaine used to cut the drug.

Morris, 34, earlier pleaded guilty to being concerned in the supply of the Class A drug.

Judge Lord Uist told Morris he would have faced a five-year jail term but for his guilty plea.

 
 
 

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