DANIEL RICHARDS, 30, appeared at Newport Crown Court on Monday 4 April where he pled guilty to being concerned in the supply of class A drugs (cocaine).

Richards was sentenced to four years and eight months in prison.

Officer in the case, DC Coles, said: “Richards was operating a drug line supplying cocaine in the Caerphilly area.

“We’re committed to protecting our communities from the devastating effects of illegal drugs, which can often ruin lives, exploit vulnerable members of society and often lead to other forms of crime.

“We will continue to target those involved in illegal drug supply and, as this sentencing shows, bring them to justice.

“We’d also continue to encourage anyone with any information about people involved in illegal drug activity to call us on 101, or direct message us on Facebook or Twitter. You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”