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Two men from Bridgend and Barry spend Christmas behind bars after being caught drug dealing

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Two men from Bridgend and Barry are behind bars this Christmas after being caught drug dealing.

Damian Jones, 21, from Brackla, was arrested in July after officers witnessed a suspected drug exchange in Vernon Street, Bridgend.

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Messages on his mobile phone revealed that he was due to meet a drug supplier at a pre-arranged location.

While Jones was in custody, officers made their way to the location where they stopped a vehicle and arrested two people.

Connor Ockerby and Lucas Byrne, both aged 19 from Barry, were in the car and found to be in possession of cocaine and a mobile phone with drug supply messages.

Jones, Ockerby and Byrne all pleaded pleaded guilty to being concerned in the supply of Class A and B and on December 21, they were sentenced at Cardiff Crown Court.

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Jones was jailed for 4 years 9 months and Byrne was jailed for 2 years 4 months.

Ockerby received a 12-month suspended sentence. He must also carry out 100 hours of unpaid community work.

During the investigation cash, cannabis, and cocaine worth nearly £11k was seized.

(Lead image: South Wales Police)

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