Man jailed for Class A drug dealing offences in Aylesbury

The man was found with Class A drugs, cannabis, cash and phones linked to county lines drug deals

Thursday, 15th July 2021, 2:39 pm

A man has been jailed after admitting dealing Class A drugs in Aylesbury.

Lamar Mcpherson, 21, of Gordon Road, Camberley, pleaded guilty to one count each of possession with intent to supply of controlled Class A drugs namely, crack cocaine.

He also pleaded guilty to possession with intent to supply of controlled Class A drugs namely heroin and possession of controlled Class B drugs namely cannabis, at Aylesbury Crown Court last Thursday (July 8).

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Lamar Mcpherson
Lamar Mcpherson

He was sentenced to 40 months’ imprisonment and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £190. He was also ordered to forfeit £90 of seized cash.

Mcpherson was stopped by officers from the Aylesbury Vale Stronghold team on 10 May 2021 on Whaddon Chase in Aylesbury.

He was charged the same day after officers searched him and found wraps containing heroin and crack cocaine.

During a search at a related address, officers recovered a further quantity of Class A drugs, some cannabis, mobile phones and a quantity of cash.

One of the mobile phones seized from Mcpherson contained messages relating to county drugs line activity.

On 11 May, Mcpherson pleaded guilty to all three counts of drugs offences at High Wycombe Magistrates’ Court and was remanded into custody for sentencing.

Investigating officer PC Levi Fensom of the Stronghold team based at Aylesbury police station said: “Lamar Mcpherson was caught in possession of heroin and crack cocaine after Stronghold team officers stopped and searched him earlier this year. It was clear Mcpherson intended to supply these drugs to others.

“Thames Valley Police takes its commitment to tackling serious and organised crime in our region seriously.

“Through Stronghold we are committed to working with local partners to disrupt and prevent organised criminal activity.

“We will continue to pursue those who engage in activities that are against the law. The whole of the Thames Valley should be safe for all of our communities to live in.”