Man who admits supplying heroin in Northampton avoids jail sentence

A man who admitted supplying heroin in Northampton has been given a suspended prison sentence.

Tuesday, 8th March 2016, 6:25 am
Northampton Crown Court

David Aremu, aged 26, was caught as part of a Northamptonshire Police operation involving the use of undercover officers.

Northampton Crown Court heard Aremu helped to organise the supply of heroin to an undercover police officer on five occasions in October and November 2013.

An undercover officer was supplied with the class A drugs during a series of deals by the basketball courts on the Racecourse in Northampton.

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Recorder Christopher Tickle said Aremu had shown a “good attitude” to avoiding criminal behaviour and gaining employment in the last couple of years.

Recorder Tickle sentenced Aremu, of Jubilee Crescent, Wellingborough, to two years in jail, suspended for two years. He must also complete 200 hours unpaid work.