A drug dealer caught in Windsor with a stash of cocaine has been jailed for more than five years.

Rahid Iqbal, 24, was stopped in his vehicle at Ward Royal, Windsor on May 11, 2018.

Four mobile phones, cash and cocaine were found.

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A search of Iqbal’s property found further Class A drugs, evidence of drug supply and £10,000 in cash. A can of CS spray containing a noxious substance was also recovered.

Iqbal, of Sutton Lane, Hounslow, pleaded guilty to one count each of possession with intent to supply a controlled drug of Class A – cocaine, possession with intent to supply a controlled drug of Class A – heroin, and possession of a weapon for the discharge of a noxious liquid/ gas/ electrical incapacitation device - when he appeared at Reading Magistrates Court on Monday, September 14.

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He was sentenced on the same day to five years and four months’ imprisonment.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Kelly Davis, of the Priority Crime Team in Maidenhead, said: “I am pleased that Iqbal has admitted the charges against him and will now have to spend his sentence reflecting on his actions.

“Disrupting drug supply in our communities remains one of our top priorities and we will continue to tackle these supply chains.

“As part of our Stronghold campaign, we are committed to continuing to work with our partners to tackle serious organised crime and exploitation to highlight the impact of drug offences on the most vulnerable in our communities.”