London drug dealer found in uninsured car with jail of gum filled with cocaine and heroin jailed
A London-based drug dealer who hid cocaine and heroin wrappers in a jar of chewing gum when he was pulled over in his car by police to fight organized crime in Salford has been jailed for more than three years.
Nasir Omer, 31, from Enfield, was sentenced by Manchester Crown Court to three and a half years in prison after being convicted of five offenses, including possession with intent to supply cocaine and heroin .
A jury also found him guilty of money laundering, possession of a section five firearm, and disregarding and not disclosing his phone’s PIN code during his arrest.
Omer came to the attention of city anti-gang cops in June 2020 when he was seen parking a gray Ford Mondeo outside a store near Eastham Way in the Little Hulton neighborhood.
Officers arrested him for searching his car after spotting a metal rod in the back of the vehicle, and it was during this inspection that we located a jar of chewing gum in the floor that contained a number. envelopes for class A drugs.
A CS cartridge was also found during the search and Omer was also found to be uninsured and without a valid driver’s license.
He was arrested and taken into custody for questioning by Operation Naseby officers, while tests for Class A drugs found in the car tested positive for cocaine and heroin.
Omer repeatedly refused to allow officers to access evidence on his cell phone – even when a court order was granted in September of that year – and he was subsequently charged with the offense as well.
In court, Omer was jailed for three years and six months for possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.
The sentence will be served along with six-month sentences respectively for money laundering, possession of a section five firearm, and failure to provide the PIN of his cell phone (a violation of section 49 contrary to article 53 of the law on regulatory investigative powers).
The result is most recent in connection with the Op Naseby Disruption Center – which has been responsible for more than 250 arrests, more than 250 vehicle seizures and created more than 400 intelligence logs helping to train growing plus a fuller picture of crime in the city since its inception in April. 2020.