A pensioner has been jailed for seven years after being caught dealing drugs.
Roger Bishop, 66, of Chester Avenue, Poulton, was caught by police with half a kilo of heroin, which would have been worth nearly £200,000, in his car along with cutting agents.
In a safe at his home officers found £680 of cocaine, electronic scales and some plastic bags.
Preston Crown Court heard Bishop was coerced into peddling drugs near his home in Poulton.
The pensioner – who is known as “Roy” Roger – admitted one charge of being concerned in the supply of cocaine and another of possessing heroin with intent to supply.
Judge Michael Byrne today sentenced Bishop to seven years’ imprisonment.
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