A DRUG dealer has been jailed after being caught with cannabis, cocaine and £3,000 in cash.

Tajal Campbell, of St George’s Road, Reading, was sentenced at Reading Crown Court on Friday (November 9) to four years and 10 months imprisonment.

The 20-year-old pleaded guilty to one count each of possession with intent to supply class A drugs – namely cocaine, being concerned in the supply of heroin, being concerned in the supply of cocaine, and two counts of being concerned in the supply of class B drugs – namely cannabis.

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Between November 21, 2021 and May 5 this year, Campbell was found to be involved in drug dealing in Reading.

As part of an investigation by Thames Valley Police, officers recovered over £3,000 of cash, as well as cannabis and cocaine. Officers also recovered phones which were linked to drug dealing.

Detective Constable Aimee Usher, based in Reading police station, said: “Officers in Reading are committed to targeting those who seek to deal drugs which has a detrimental effect on our communities.

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“We will relentlessly pursue people who are dealing drugs, investigate them and bring them before the courts to face justice."