Men jailed for drug offences in Sheffield after police find cannabis worth £12,000

Two men have been jailed after cannabis worth £12,000 was found in a house in Sheffield.

Wednesday, 18th December 2019, 1:33 pm
Updated Thursday, 19th December 2019, 6:32 am

David Bean, 29 of The Oval, Firth Park and Aarron Redman, 30, of Fitzwilliam Street, city centre, were arrested after officers searched a home on Halifax Road, Parson Cross, in April last year.

They found £12,000 worth of cannabis plants and a quantity of the Class B drug ready to sell.

Both Bean and Redman pleaded guilty to possession with intent to supply drugs.

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Aarron Redman has been sentenced for drug offences in Sheffield
Aarron Redman has been sentenced for drug offences in Sheffield

Redman was sentenced to eight months behind bars, suspended for 12 months, and was ordered to complete a 60 hour unpaid work order. Bean was sentenced to six months, suspended for 12 months and was handed a 40 hour unpaid work order.

PC Paul Ward, from South Yorkshire Police, said: “Drug-related organised crime continues to be a priority in our area due to the impact it has on our communities.”