Lichfield Man Jailed After Drugs Find at City House

Monday, 17th June 2019

A LICHFIELD man has been jailed for three years after drugs were found in a search at his property.

Jamie Lewis, aged 27, was sentenced at Stafford Crown Court to three years for being concerned in the supply of cocaine and a further six months to be served concurrently for possession with intent to supply cannabis.

Lewis, of Stowe Street, Lichfield, received a further three months for breaching a suspended sentence order, totalling 39 months’ imprisonment. Lewis pleaded guilty to the offences at an earlier hearing.

He also pleaded guilty to having no insurance and driving while under the influence of drugs, receiving an endorsement and a further seven-day sentence to be served concurrently. He was disqualified from driving for 56 months.

Jamie Lewis

JAILED: Jamie Lewis

The court heard that a warrant was executed at Lewis’s Stowe Street address on 16 November 2017 and cannabis found. Lewis was stopped by officers in Horninglow Road, Burton, on 9 February this year and gave a positive drugs swipe.

Sergeant Karen Green, of Lichfield Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: “We will not tolerate drug-dealing in Lichfield. If you suspect drug dealing in your community please call us on 101.”

Anyone with information can also contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

Lewis was sentenced on 12 June.

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