Cocaine Dealer Jailed After Vehicle Stop in Acton
Routine search on Creswick Road leads to conviction
A man stopped routinely by officers in Acton has been jailed for over two and half years after cocaine was found.
On 9th April officers carrying out duties as part of Operation Cubo, the Met's operation to tackle uninsured vehicles, stopped a vehicle in Creswick Road, Acton, W3.
The driver, Kristian Gecaj, 25, of Satanita Road, Southend was evasive and stated he did not have any ID on him. He was searched and a lockable knife was found in a jacket pocket. They also found a large quantity of cocaine in a small shoulder bag.
Gecaj was arrested for possession with intent to supply Class A drugs and possession of an offensive weapon, He was taken to Acton Police Station where a small bag of cocaine was found hidden inside a cigarette box.
At Isleworth Crown Court on Monday, 20 April, Gecaj, pleaded guilty possession with intent to supply cocaine, for which he was sentenced to 28 months' imprisonment and guilty to one count of possession of an offensive weapon in a public place, for which he was sentenced to four months' imprisonment.
Detective Constable Rob John, Ealing CID, said:
"We will continue to strive to rid our streets of drug dealing that blights our communities and results in bringing misery to the families of users. This dealer is now off the streets for the foreseeable future. I urge anyone who has information in relation to drug dealing to contact police so we can make communities safer
29th April 2015