A CRACK cocaine dealer has been jailed after admitting intent to supply class A drugs. 

Craig Ferrier, 40, of Gatcombe Close, Calcot, had a significant amount of cocaine and crack cocaine on him when he was arrested, and will serve three years and four months in prison.

He was caught by Thames Valley Police officers at his home address after a warrant was executed, and he was found with more than £3,000 cash, mobile phones, and other drugs paraphernalia. 

He was arrested at his home and charged with possession with intent to supply, a charge he admitted at Reading Crown Court on Wednesday May 16. 

PC Shannon Walker, from the Investigation team at Newbury police station, said: “Thames Valley Police is dedicated to reducing the harm caused by drug supply and drug-related activity. 

"Through our campaign Stronghold, we look to tackle all aspects of serious organised crime and protect those vulnerable of exploitation.”