A man has been jailed for three years for possession with intent to supply heroin and crack cocaine in Greenwich.
On Wednesday, 6 July, detectives from the designated Greenwich Gangs Unit stopped Nathaniel Eyewu-Ago in the grounds of St Mary’s Church, Greenlaw Street, SE18.
Eyewu-Ago was approached by plain clothes detectives who were conducting an operation to tackle drug dealing in the area. On seeing officers, he discarded 10 wraps of heroin and 14 wraps of crack cocaine, before attempting to run from police.
He was arrested near to the scene and charged the following day.
On Thursday, 4 August, Eyewu-Ago aged 30, of Caldy Road, Bexley, pleaded guilty at Woolwich Crown Court to possession with intent to supply 1.89 grams of crack cocaine and 1.35 grams of heroin.
He was sentenced to three years’ imprisonment.
Detective Constable Andrew Payne of the Greenwich Gangs Unit said: “I am very happy with the sentence impose. It should act as a deterrent to others. I want to make it very clear to people seeking to profit from supplying drugs that we will robustly target you, using all methods at our disposal.
“I also want to reassure the residents of Greenwich borough that we will constantly look to tackle and dismantle the drug supply network and address the anti-social activities surrounding drug misuse.
“I encourage the community to inform us of drug supply in your area.”
Anyone with information can call police on 101. To remain anonymous, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via https://crimestoppers-uk.org/