Lowestoft man sold cannabis to fund own habit

Ipswich Crown Court

Ipswich Crown Court - Credit: Archant

POLICE officers who carried out a drugs raid at a home in Lowestoft found nine bags of skunk cannabis, a court has heard.

The raid was carried out at a house in Commercial Road on March 9 last year and when officers entered the property they found 29-year-old Jason Beadle in bed with his girlfriend and another man asleep on a sofa, Ipswich Crown Court heard.

Hugh Vass, prosecuting, said that during the search officers discovered nine bags of cannabis worth a total of £90 and Beadle's fingerprints were found on the bags.

Beadle, of High Street, Lowestoft, admitted supplying cannabis between March 4 and 9 last year and possessing cannabis with intent to supply on March 9.

He was given a 12-month prison sentence suspended for two years and ordered to do 150 hours' unpaid work in the community.

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Jude Durr, for Beadle, said his client was dealing in class B drugs on a small scale to fund his own habit.

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