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Man sentenced for drug offences in Buckingham

A man has been sentenced for drug offences in Buckingham.

Alfred Gjolekaj, aged 49, of Otters Brook, pleaded guilty to one count each of possession with intent to supply a controlled drug of class A, namely cocaine, concerned in the supply of Class A, namely cocaine and possession of a controlled drug of class A at Aylesbury Crown Court on 5 December last year.

On Wednesday (28/2), Gjolekaj was sentenced to five years and three months’ imprisonment.

On 27 October last year, officers attended Gjolekaj’s home address. Whilst officers were at the door, Gjolekaj attempted to dispose of over one kilogram of cocaine by throwing it out a bedroom window inside a rucksack.

A further amount of class A drugs were found in the property, with the total street value of drugs recovered £132,000.

Gjolekaj was arrested and charged on 27 October last year.

Investigating officer PC Ben McNeill, based at Aylesbury police station, said: “Alfred Gjolekaj was caught with a substantial amount of drugs in his possession.

“This sentence sends a message to people involved in the supply of drugs that drug-dealing will not be tolerated in Aylesbury Vale and we will be robust in our response.

“We will continue to pursue this criminal activity and look to protect vulnerable people members of the community.

“We will proactively and robustly target and prosecute offenders. Our activity will be both visible and covert aimed at disrupting and pursuing offenders involved in the supply of drugs.

“Anyone with information about drug dealing can contact us by calling 101 or by making a report online.

“If you do not wish to speak to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 and they will take your information 100% anonymously.”

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