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Man jailed after admitting drug supply offences

Custody image of Aaron Francis
Aaron Francis

Aaron Francis has been jailed for four years and four months after admitting being concerned in the supply of heroin and crack cocaine in Weston-super-Mare.

Francis, 28, of Blakeney Road, Patchway, was sentenced at Bristol Crown Court on Thursday 31 March.

He was arrested on 5 October 2021 from an address in Weston-super-Mare. Officers attended the property in Windermere Avenue following an investigation after reports of drug dealing in a nearby park. They found Francis at the address and seized cash, drugs and mobile phones.

Drug crime has devastating consequences for our communities and often dealers target the most vulnerable people within them. Avon and Somerset Police have a dedicated team working with communities, partner agencies and other police services regionally and nationally to bring perpetrators to justice.

We welcome information on drug crime. Talk to your neighbourhood team, report drug dealing through our online form or call 101.

If you don’t want to talk to the police directly, ring Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111 or pass information on via their anonymous online form.

If you or someone you care for is affected by drug use, North Somerset Council’s website has information on the support and advice available