Aylesbury Drug Dealers Jailed

16 October 2012, 16:13 | Updated: 16 October 2012, 16:21

Four men from Aylesbury have started jail sentences after pleading guilty to drug dealing in the town.

They were arrested as part of a crackdown on the use and supply of drugs.

Operation SidelinePaul Maginn, 38, from Hamble Drive and Adrian McCarthy, 37, from Lynher Close were have both jailed for two years for supplying class A drugs.

30-year-old Ashley Blake from Belgrave Road and Adam Freeman, 27, from Oliffe Close, both got 18 months prison sentences at Oxford Crown Court after admitting supplying class A drugs.

A 17-year-old boy from Aylesbury was given an 18 month supervision order, a six month curfew and ordered to carry out 80 hours of unpaid work after admitting supplying class A drugs.

Detective Inspector Russ Murden, from Aylesbury CID, said: "These are the first people to be jailed under Operation Sideline and it sends a strong message to the community that we have taken strong and decisive action against those involved in the supply of illegal drugs in Aylesbury.

"I hope that the sentences act as a deterrent to anyone else involved in this type of activity."