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Drug-Dealing Dult Scatters Heroin Worth £16,000 All Over Car During Police Chase

  1. Beenthere2Hippie
    BRITAIN - A drug dealer has been jailed after he was found covered in £16,000 of heroin after trying - and failing - to get rid of his stash during a car chase. Tabraiz Hussain became involved in a police chase while driving to an address in the Park End area of Middlesbrough, on September 8th last year.

    Teesside Crown Court heard how Hussain was followed by police before he then led them on a pursuit round a 'heavily-populated estate' for several minutes before trying to throw the class A drug out of the window.

    The drug then burst all over him, his car and the pavement in a snow-like covering as he tried to get rid of it.

    Prosecuting Aisha Wadoodi told the court: 'The defendant refused to stop, exceeding the speed limit and driving on the wrong side of the road. 'He only stopped once he mounted the pavement after a close collision with parked cars.'

    Police used vacuum cleaners to suck up the drugs scattered on the road and from the defendant's clothes.

    Once measured, they estimated the drugs to amount to one kilo, with a street value of almost £16,000.

    The 34-year-old, admitted he was in possession of class A but claimed he was instructed by someone else to collect the package, and was paid £300. A pair of gloves and three tampered mobile phones were also recovered.

    The court heard how months earlier the father-of-two had arranged for a taxi to transport an associate to collect a supply of heroin from Manchester.The trip had been organised through a long-term friend of the defendant who paid £220 for the fare.

    The court heard that during the journey, at least 13 calls were made between the defendant and his co-conspirator who exchanged passwords and a postcode.

    On the way back to Middlesbrough, police stopped the car and recovered just under two kilos of heroin, with a street value of about £97,000, which was stored in a McDonald's paper bag.

    The Mail Online/Oct. 2014
    Newshawk Crew

    Author Bio

    BT2H is a retired news editor and writer from the NYC area who, for health reasons, retired to a southern US state early, and where BT2H continues to write and to post drug-related news to DF.


  1. dr ACE
    how does 1 kilo estimate £16'ooo then at bottom £2 kilos is estimated at £96'000. It must have been like that scene in the other guys when the coke burst everywhere inside their car lol
  2. Beenthere2Hippie
    I laughed myself silly whilst posting this story, picturing this guy covered from head to toe in coke (now that would have been a picture!!! Too bad they cleaned him up to take the mug shot, lol) and imagining many observers in the know whisking up secret tidbits of the stash as the "clean-up" took place.

    It does make for quite the funny mental picture, though my sympathies also lay with the poor, busted guy who momentarily lost his better judgement and oopsed so big. :p
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