Sheffield reveller who ignored dispersal order was caught with drugs

A reveller who refused to comply with a police dispersal order was searched and found in possession of ecstasy and cannabis.

Monday, 6th January 2020, 9:31 am
Updated Monday, 6th January 2020, 11:59 am

Sheffield Magistrates’ Court heard on December 31 how Tyreece Daley, 20, of Sunny Bank, Broomhall, Sheffield, had been kicked-out of a nightclub on Arundel Gate, Sheffield, when police issued him with a 24-hour dispersal order to leave the city centre but he refused.

Daley was searched and found with plastic bags, according to prosecuting solicitor Rob Coyne, which contained class A drug MDMA and class B drug cannabis.

The defendant, who has previous convictions, pleaded guilty to failing to comply with a dispersal order after the incident in June. He also admitted possessing MDMA and to possessing cannabis for personal use.

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Janice Young, defending, said Daley is remorseful and he had been stressed because he was awaiting the outcome of an unrelated court hearing.

Magistrates ordered Daley to pay £497 in fines, costs and a victim surcharge.