Ellis Bates

Age: 18

Address: Pill, Newport

Sentence: 2 years and 6 months in prison

Conviction: Possession with intent to supply Class A drugs

Bates was arrested and charged following a warrant at his home on 5th July 2016 resulted in officers finding a large amount of Class A drugs and a sum of money.

He appeared at Newport Crown Court on 14th February and pleaded guilty.

PC Dabinette said, “Those who deal Class A drugs don’t care about the impact on the communities in Gwent, We will continue to actively deal with offenders involved in the supply of controlled drugs to make our local areas safer.”