Slough Express

Teenager sentenced


SLOUGH: A teenager from London has been sentenced for committing drug offences in Slough.

Kory Sinclair, 19, of Lilburne Walk, Brent, was sentenced to two years’ detention in a young offenders’ institutio­n, suspended for 18 months, at Reading Crown Court on Friday.

He was also told to complete 20 rehabilita­tion activity requiremen­t days, 200 hours of unpaid work and given an electronic curfew for three months between 7pm and 7am.

Sinclair pleaded guilty to two counts of possession with intent to supply class A drugs – crack cocaine and heroin.

At 4.45pm on March 24 last year, Sinclair was stopped and searched by officers in Rochford Gardens, Slough.

A quantity of class A drugs was found, as well as a large quantity of cash and a burner phone.

After being arrested and taken to custody, a strip search found a package of suspected class A drugs concealed in his boxers.

The drugs were later forensical­ly tested and both packages were confirmed to be heroin and crack cocaine.

Sergeant Ricci Dolan, based at Slough police station, said: “Thames Valley Police will not tolerate drug supply and we will continue to protect our communitie­s from the harm it causes.”

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