'Got best haze - massive sacks' - the dopey text messages that snared this drug dealer
A weed dealer caught with £1,350 worth of cannabis has avoided jail - but will be a prisoner in his own home at nights under a curfew.
Matthew Spooner, 26, was spotted having four packages passed through the driver’s window of his Hyundai Coupe on Palmerston Street, central Stockton on April 15.
Police searched the car and found 135g of cannabis, worth £1,350, after Spooner stopped at a garage on Yarm Lane.
At his home officers found digital scales which carried ingredients of cannabis and grip seal bags, Teesside Crown Court heard.
Prosecutor Harry Hadfield told how incriminating texts... read more
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