DRUG dealing is rife in Berkshire and this month's round-up of cases before the crown courts in proves just how many have been caught dealing in the streets.

Thanks to the hard work of Thames Valley Police officers, a few more dealers and would-be dealers have been taken off the streets in Berks.

Here are five offenders who were put behind bars in the last few weeks. You may want to steer well clear if you ever see them out on the streets in the future.

Gulfraz Ali

Reading Chronicle:

Gulfraz Ali, 28, of Wellesley Road, Slough was sentenced to four years in prison after carrying out drug dealing at a car park in Ascot.

He had pleaded guilty to one count each of conspiracy to supply class A namely cocaine, conspiracy to supply class B namely cannabis, and money laundering.

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Luke Finlay

Reading Chronicle:

In the same case as above, Finlay, 22 of Tudor Way, Windsor, was also charged with drugs offences after using a car park Brook Avenue, Ascot to park a number of cars and carry out drug dealing.

He was also sentenced to four years’ imprisonment at Reading Crown Court on Friday, July 2.

Patrik Jankoczky

Reading Chronicle:

Police officers caught drug dealer Jankoczky in Reading while he sat in the driver's seat of a car in Chepstow Road, Tilehurst on July 17, 2019.

He attempted to drive off, but mounted a curb and was involved in a crash. The victim, a woman in her sixties, sustained minor injuries in the incident.

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The 21 year old of Benson Close, Reading was sentenced on Tuesday, March 23, to two years and six months imprisonment.

Francis Nala-Hartley

Reading Chronicle:

Francis Nala-Hartley of Edgecombe Road, Oxford, pleaded guilty to a count of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs at Reading Crown Court on April 26, 2020.

On April 21, Thames Valley Police attended a property in Southampton Street in Reading, where they found Nala-Hartley inside.

He was found to be in possession of cocaine and heroin and police arrested him on the same day and charged him the next.

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On Monday, June 14, Nala-Hartley was jailed for three years and four months.

Casey Rooney

Reading Chronicle:

A drug dealer from London was jailed last month after being cornered by police on the Oxford Road, Reading.

Officer found between 60 and 70 wraps of drugs as well as a one-way train ticket from London to Wokingham.

He was arrested on the spot and charged the following day.

The 18 year old was sentenced yesterday, on June 30, to three and a half years in prison.