A drug dealer has been jailed for three years for the supply of cocaine, ketamine and cannabis in a Suffolk town.

Callum Smith, 31, of Blackheath Road, Lowestoft, appeared at Ipswich Crown Court on Friday, April 19 where he received a prison sentence for one Class A drug offence and two Class B drug offences. 

Smith was handed a three-year sentence for the supply of cocaine and two eight-month sentences to run concurrently for the supply of ketamine and cannabis.

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Police officers from the Suffolk Constabulary's Scorpion team arrested Smith on June 1, 2022 after witnessing a suspected drug exchange in Dove Street in the town.

He was stopped and searched with a small amount of cash and two mobile phones found.

Smith was then arrested on suspicion of the supply of controlled drugs and taken to Great Yarmouth police station for questioning.

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During further searches, two small packages of cocaine were found on Smith.

Information found on the mobile phones showed that Smith had sent bulk text messages advertising the sale of cocaine, ketamine and cannabis between November 25, 2021 to June 1, 2022.

Following the search, Smith was later charged.