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Drug dealer arrested after Bromley Police find 1kg of cannabis in car

PUBLISHED: 13:45 16 May 2013 | UPDATED: 13:45 16 May 2013

Jumoke Brewster was found with 1kg of cannabis in his car.

Jumoke Brewster was found with 1kg of cannabis in his car.

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A 35-year-old drug dealer has been handed a suspended prison sentence after Bromley Police uncovered 1kg of cannabis in his car.

Jumoke Brewster, of Bayswater Road, Headington, Oxford pleaded guilty to possession with intent to supply cannabis at Croydon Crown Court on May 9. He was sentenced to eight months imprisonment, suspended for a year, and is required to undertake 100 hours community work.

Officers on patrol spotted a suspicious Vauxhall Astra in Anerley Road on January 30 at around 11pm. There was a strong smell of cannabis coming from the vehicle and, when searched, three compressed block of cannabis were found in the front passenger footwell.

Brewster was arrested at the scene along with a 32-year-old female, also from Oxford, who was released without charge.

The drugs offender denied the offence throughout proceedings, but changed his plea prior to a jury being sworn in.

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