Suspected county lines drug dealer found with Kinder eggs filled with class A drugs outside hotel in Ely
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A suspected county lines drug dealer was found outside a Cambridgeshire hotel with Kinder eggs stashed with class A drugs.
Phillip Keary of no fixed address was unaware he was being watched by police when he drove into a hotel car park in Witchford Road, Ely in September last year.
Officers approached the 53-year-old and found two Kinder eggs containing 15 packages of heroin and crack cocaine, along with a tablet computer and some cash.
A court heard how when officers were searching Keary's vehicle, the tablet rang.
He pleaded guilty to two counts of possession with intent to supply class A drugs and was jailed for three years at Cambridge Crown Court on January 16.
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He was also disqualified from driving for 12 months.
PC Luke Upcott from the Southern Impact Team said: "We have a very dedicated team tackling class A drug dealing in Cambridgeshire.
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"Drugs have a devastating impact on people's lives and dealing can often be linked to violence, intimidation and other offences.
"I hope this sends a message that this will not be tolerated in our county."