Man jailed for two years and nine months after admitting to drug charges
A man was yesterday sentenced to two years and nine months in prison after pleading guilty to trafficking, dealing, and being in possession of a number of drugs including ecstasy, cocaine, heroin, and cannabis.
Wayne Said, a 25-year-old from Qormi, had been arrested on 31 August 2016 and was charged with trafficking in ecstasy, procuring cocaine and heroin, and being possession of cannabis.
He was also found guilty of violating a probation order and with relapsing.
The court, which was presided over yesterday by Magistrate Natasha Galea Sciberras, found Said guilty of all charges in light of his admission of guilt and on the basis of the evidence produced by the prosecution.
He was sentenced to 27 months’ imprisonment and was ordered to pay a €2,700 fine for the trafficking, procuring and possession charges. For violating his probation order and relapsing, Said was sentenced to seven months in prison – a total period of incarceration of 34 months.
Said was also order to pay €5,205 in court expenses within the next three years.
Inspector Gabriel Micallef prosecuted.