Loughborough man jailed for selling heroin and cocaine
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A 29-year-old man is starting a two year prison sentence after admitting selling cocaine and heroin in Loughborough.
Daryl Eley, pictured, of Derby Road, Loughborough, sold the drugs on two dates - 11 September and 16 October 2018.
He was arrested in April of this years as part of Operation Lionheart – a large-scale crackdown on the sale and distribution of class A drugs.
At Leicester Crown Court on Monday (7 October) he was sentenced to two years and one month in prison after previously pleading guilty to three counts of supplying class A drugs.
Two years of his sentence were for the drug supply, an additional month was added to his term for breach of a suspended sentence.
A further defendant being dealt with as part of the operation, also appeared at Leicester Crown Court on Monday and pleaded guilty to six counts of supplying class A drugs.
David Watson, 53, of Cabin Leas, Loughborough, admitted the offences and will be sentenced on 23 October.