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Man jailed for possessing drugs – Kent

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A 21-year-old man who was caught in possession of a quantity of drugs at Canterbury East station in Kent, has spent his first couple of nights behind bars. 
 
Liam Jones, of Shakespeare Road, Kent appeared before North Kent Magistrates’ court on 19 September where he was handed a 56 day prison sentence and ordered to pay costs and a victim surcharge totalling £200. 
 
On 12 March this year, Jones walked into Canterbury East station in an intoxicated and aggressive manner. 
 
He approached BTP officers at the station who saw he was drunk and unfit to travel on the rail network. He was removed from the station, however he became even more aggressive, goading the officer and then attempting to hit one of the officers. 
 
Officers restrained the defendant and searched him, where they found a  quantity of amphetamine drugs.
 
At court, Jones admitted charges of being drunk and disorderly and possession of a Class B drug. 
 
Sergeant David Parratt for BTP, said: “Jones violent behaviour, including attempting to attack two BTP officers who were on patrol, was disgraceful. We will never tolerate this level of violence, I am pleased that the court handed Jones a custodial sentence.” 
 

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