Brighton man jailed over drugs money

Posted On 21 Aug 2011 at 8:14 pm

A Brighton man has been jailed for 18 months for being involved in drug dealing.

Justin Hurst, 39, of Bramble Rise, Westdene, pleaded guilty to money laundering at Lewes Crown Court.

The court was told that he made more than £120,000 from selling cannabis.

He was caught by Sussex Police after a tip-off.

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Officers stopped his BMW car in The Drive in Hove.

They searched his car and home and found cannabis, weapons, almost £5,800 cash and notebooks with records of transactions in them.

He was jailed on Friday (19 August) and the cash seized by the police was ordered to be confiscated.

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