NAMED AND SHAMED: South Yorkshire man caught 'stashing drugs in trousers' jailed

A Rotherham man who stashed Class A drugs in his trousers has been jailed for more than four years.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 6th April 2018, 2:32 pm
Updated Friday, 6th April 2018, 2:36 pm
Martin Hughes.
Martin Hughes.

Martin Hughes, aged 45, of Churchill Avenue, Maltby, was caged for four-and-a-half years after officers caught him with more than £1, 100 worth of heroin and crack cocaine.

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Officers discovered the stash when they visited his home to arrest him.

Hughes admitted possession with intent to supply and was was sentenced at Sheffield Crown Court on Tuesday.

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“Hughes initially denied supplying drugs despite evidence on his phone showing messages from people asking for drugs.

“I hope his sentence shows that dealing drugs will lead you to prison and South Yorkshire Police will continue to pursue those putting lives at risk by breaking the law.”