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Homerton drug dealer jailed after Essex arrest

PUBLISHED: 12:54 12 July 2018 | UPDATED: 12:54 12 July 2018

Amara Conteh.

Amara Conteh.

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A drug dealer caught with uncut heroin and crack cocaine is behind bars.

Amara Conteh, of Homerton Road, Homerton, was in a “suspicious” car that was pulled over by police in Braintree in June last year.

As cops walked up to the car Conteh got out and ran, but was caught with two phones, 3g of heroin and almost 6g of crack in his sock. The drugs had a street value of aobut £850.

Conteh, 26, pleaded guilty to two counts of possessing class A drugs with intent to supply.

Following the sentencing investigating officer Pc Richard Philipsen said: “We will not tolerate those who are intent on coming to our county to commit crime.

“We know who the drug dealers are, we know where they operate, who they associate with and even the vehicles they drive. It is only a matter of time before you can expect to be arrested by us.

“We will not stop in our relentless pursuit.”

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