Man convicted after police seize around £100k worth of drugs in Hailsham

A vehicle stopped by police in Hailsham has been found with an estimated street value of £100,000 worth of Class B drugs in the boot.

Officers seized the drugs during the early hours of Thursday morning (January, 9).

39-year-old James Elliot, unemployed, of Hedley Way, Hailsham, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to supply a Class B drug (Amphetamine).

He was remanded in custody for sentencing at a later date.

A local 31-year-old woman was also arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a Class B drug (Amphetamine).

She was also arrested on suspicion of driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence and driving without insurance.

She was released under investigation pending further enquiries.

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