Three drug dealers have been jailed for their roles in the supply of cocaine and cannabis.
The trio were sentenced at Newport Crown Court on May 28.
Luke Grant Wiegold, 37, of Heol Fawr, Penyrheol, Caerphilly, pleaded guilty to producing cannabis and being concerned in the supply of cannabis and cocaine.
He also pleaded guilty to dishonestly using electricity without authority.
He was handed a four-year prison sentence.
Meanwhile, Luke Shane Wiegold, also of Heol Fawr, Penyrheol, was given a three-year prison setence.
He pleaded guilty to being concerned in the supply of cocaine.
Also, 37-year-old Geraint Watters, of Bryn Aber, Abertridwr was sentenced to two years and four months in jail.
Watters also pleaded guilty to being concerned in the supply of cocaine.
After police searched an address in Abertridwr during a drugs warrant, a mobile phone was found belonging to Watters.
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The phone revealed messages linking him to the supply of Class A drugs.
After police carried out further enquiries, they were led to the address of Luke Grant Wiegold, where they found more than 30 mature cannabis plants.
Text messages on Luke Grant Wiegold’s phone linked to the possible sale of more than half a kilogram of cocaine.
Following the sentencing, a Proceeds of Crime Act hearing is set to be arranged.
What is a Proceeds of Crime Act hearing?
A Proceeds of Crime Act hearing is held if a defendant is judged to have benefitted financially from their criminal behaviour. The hearing will determine how much the defendant will have to pay back.
PC Rhys Jones, of Gwent Police, said: “We will continue to work together to target those whose criminal activities blight the lives of communities across Gwent.
“Illegal drugs have no place in our society. We’re committed to disrupting and dismantling organised crime groups, bringing people before the courts and removing drugs from our streets.
“This result would not have been possible without the continued support of those living in our communities.
“The vital information that they provide about illegal drug activity in their area assists officers greatly in achieving results like this.
“We would encourage people to continue to report any such concerns so we can take action.”
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