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Man who hid crack cocaine in his pants jailed
11:00am Monday 25th February 2013 in News
A DRUG dealer who hid his stash of crack in his underpants has been jailed.
Brandon Morris, 22, of Sorrell Road, Blackbird Leys, Oxford, was stopped driving a rented Peugeot 206 during a random police check on January 22.
After giving officers a false name and being unable to provide an address, his fingerprints were taken and he was arrested on suspicion of driving without insurance.
He was taken to a police station and while in custody a quantity of Class A drugs fell out of his underpants.
This was found to be 15.6g of crack cocaine with a street value of £1,050 and 2.16g of heroin worth £250.
Previously Morris was convicted of producing cannabis in 2009 and possessing the same Class B drug in October last year.
Matt Rowcliffe, defending, said his client was a painter and decorator and did not have a history of such serious drug offences.
At Oxford Crown Court on Friday Judge Patrick Eccles jailed Morris for three years for two counts of possessing Class A drugs with intent to supply.