Lancaster man jailed for four years after pleading guilty to heroin and crack cocaine offences

Robert Rowntree, 26, has been sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty to possession with intent to supply heroin and crack cocaine and possession of criminal property.

Wednesday, 4th November 2020, 4:33 pm
Updated Wednesday, 4th November 2020, 4:40 pm
Robert Rowntree has been jailed for four years.

Operation Belsize was a Lancaster Police Operation which targeted the dealing of Class A drugs in the Lancaster area running from March to July 2020.

During the course of the operation over £9,000 in street value of class A drugs where recovered, along with £17,572 in cash.

Sgt Adie Knowles of the Lancaster Target Crime Team said: "We are happy that this operation has resulted in this sentence for Mr Rowntree.

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"We hope this sends a message to anyone involved in the dealing of heroin and crack cocaine in Lancaster and Morecambe that we will target you."

Anyone with information regarding the supplying of drugs can report it anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.