19-year-old from Northampton who had two stun guns given custodial sentence

A teenager from Northampton who was found with two stun guns has been sentenced to eight months in a young offender institution.

Friday, 11th March 2016, 6:28 am
Updated Friday, 11th March 2016, 9:36 am
Northampton Crown Court
Northampton Crown Court

Alamin Mohammed, aged 19, was arrested near the Racecourse after a plain clothes police officer on a bicycle smelt cannabis.

The vehicle that Mohammed was in was searched by the officer and a quantity of cannabis was discovered.

Officers then searched his home address in St James, Northampton, and found another large bag of cannabis and a quantity of cocaine. In total, he had 99 grams of cannabis and three grams of cocaine.

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The search also uncovered two stun guns capable of firing an electric current.

Mohammed pleaded guilty to charges of possessing class A and class C drugs and two charges of possessing an illegal weapon.

Judge Michael Fowler sentenced Mohammed to a total of 32 weeks in a young offender institution.